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Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count in the Flint Hills • Chase County

Saturday, Jun 23rd, 2012 @ 8:30am-4pm
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve • 2480 Kansas Highway 177 • Strong City, KS • Map

This is the 4th Annual Count. No prior experience in identifying butterflies is necessary. Please bring binoculars. A digital camera may also come in handy. Suggested attire includes hiking boots, hat, and long pants. Come for the whole day or just half a day.

Be sure to RSVP 620-273-6034. Lunch and water provided. Group counts will run from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 (noon) and again from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will be a small lunch break between sessions to compare notes, share adventures, and switch groups and locations. Transportation to counting locations will be by car-pooling in private vehicles, which will be no further than 7 miles one way.

Walk-ins are welcome. Come Join the Fun!!!

Contact: Paula Matile pmatile@tnc.org 620-273-8556

More Info: event flyer

Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

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Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count in the Flint Hills
Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count in the Flint Hills

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