2014 Annual Wildflower Weekend (AWW)
Wildflower enthusiasts from across Kansas will converge on Pratt, Kansas, September 19-20-21, for the KNPS's 36th Annual Wildflower Weekend. The meeting will be a unique opportunity to explore and learn about the native plants in and around Pratt.
- Friday afternoon: Tour the Pollinator Garden at Kansas Wildlife and Parks in Pratt, visit sites near Sun City
- Friday evening: Dinner at Busters Bar & Grill in Sun City.
- Saturday morning: Annual Meeting, Kansas Grass Presentation, Penstemon Presentation, Awards Presentations, Photo Contest, and Silent Auction at Pratt Community College. Lunch at cafeteria.
- Saturday afternoon: Tour Red Hills sites south of Pratt
- Saturday evening: Dinner at Club D'Est in Pratt
- Sunday morning: Tour the Hamm Prairie near Pratt and another location in the Pratt area.
The public is encouraged to attend.
KNPS encourages awareness and appreciation of the native plants of Kansas in their habitats and in our landscapes by promoting education, stewardship, and scientific knowledge. Learn more About Us.
Kansas native plants are indigenous to Kansas and include wildflowers, forbs, grasses, sedges, rushes, trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, mosses, and others. They are found in our prairies, woodlands, wetlands, and gardens. Learn more about the Definition of Native Plants.
One of the best ways to learn about Kansas plants is to join KNPS. Some of our members' favorite benefits are the quarterly Newsletter, the wildflower Events, and connecting with other members. Learn more about Membership.
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