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Pollinator Workshop • Riley County

Wednesday, Jun 2nd, 2010 @ 9:30am-12pm
Manhattan, KS • Map

In an effort to help save and celebrate pollinators, the PMC will host a free public program that will focus on a popular pollinator, the monarch butterfly. The event will be on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the PMC, 3800 South 20th Street, Manhattan, KS 66502. Directions to the PMC are below. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by May 28, by calling the PMC at 785-539-8761 and request any special accommodations needed. Those attending should bring a lawn chair and bug spray and dress appropriately for the weather conditions. Guest speaker will be internationally recognized Dr. Chip Taylor, University of Kansas, founder of Monach Watch, an outreach program focused on education, research, and conservation relative to monarch butterflies. The goal of this program is to inspire the public, schools and others to create habitats for pollinators, such as monarch butterflies. Directions: From Manhattan: From Ft. Riley Blvd. or Tuttle Creek Blvd. (east side of Manhattan by Manhattan Town Center Mall) cross the Kansas River Bridge. Immediately after crossing the bridge, turn right on Riley Co. 901-McDowell Creek Road, travel 6.0 miles, turn right on Riley Co. 424. Follow Riley Co. 424, 3 miles north and 1 mile west to the PMC. From I-70: Travelers on I-70 should exit 307-McDowell Creek Road Interchange. Eastbound travelers should turn left, westbound travelers should turn right on Riley Co. 901- McDowell Creek Road, travel 3.6 miles to west 40th Avenue, turn left and travel 3 miles north to PMC.

Contact: Allen Casey patrick.casey@ks.usda.gov 785-539-8761

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Sponsor: NRCS, Plant Materials Center (PMC)

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