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Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve • Chase County

Saturday, Jun 28th, 2014 @ 8:30am
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve • 2480 Highway 177 • Strong City, KS • Map

Annual NABA butterfly count in the Flint Hills. No prior experience in identifying butterflies is necessary. To participate, please RSVP to
620-273-8494 (then hit 0) or email for a head count and to reserve a free lunch.After a brief introduction, participants will divide into groups led by one or more volunteers with strong butterfly identification skills. Butterfly counts will run from approximately 9:00 a.m. to noon and again from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a lunch break between the morning and afternoon sessions. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the preserve’s Visitor Center near the big elm tree in north parking area.

Contact: Paula Matile 620-273-8552

More Info: Butterfly Count Facebook Group

Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

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