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Prairie Appreciation Day • Jackson County

Saturday, Sep 13th, 2014 @ 9am-2pm
Rachel Snyder Prairie • 158th and U Rd. • Mayetta, KS • Map

This annual event is held at the 140-acre Rachel Snyder Prairie southeast of Mayetta, KS and provides everyone with a chance to get "up close and personal" with one our most beautiful and quickly disappearing ecosystems.

This year's celebration is sponsored in part by the Topeka Zoo and will feature a number of great activities including a native plant walk, children's activities, and lunch! The day will end with a walking tour focusing on GHF's restoration work at the prairie.

The entire event is free although an RSVP is requested. It's going to be a great day and we hope everyone can join us!

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Location: 158th and U Rd, Mayetta, KS

Schedule: 9:00 – Prairie Plant Walk
9:30-11:30 – Topeka Zoo Animal Table
9:30-1:00 – Prairie Scavenger Hunt & Children’s Activities
11:30-1:00 – Lunch on the Prairie
1:00 – Prairie Restoration Walk

For those interested in doing restoration work, join the Groundhogs (GHF's volunteer restoration crew) at 9:00am elsewhere on the property. Call GHF for details.

For directions, information, and to RSVP call Kim Bellemere at 785-840-8104 or email us grasslandheritage@gmail.com.

Contact: Kim Bellemere grasslandheritage@gmail.com 785-840-8104

Sponsor: Grassland Heritage Foundation

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