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How Prairie Wildflowers Reveal Their Life Histories • Sedgwick County

Monday, Jun 13th, 2011 to Thursday, Jun 16th, 2011
Great Plains Nature Center • 6232 E.29th St. North • Wichita, KS • Map

Learn the uses of prairie plants by indigenous people, settlers and modern occupants of our geographical area. Observe insect pollination at work on native plants and the value of prairie plants for habitat and food for various species of wildlife. Identify wild plants adaptable to the home garden. Examine the factors contributing to the mosaic of palnts across the Tallgrass Region and the effects of conservation strategies on abundance and diversity of prairie organisms. Receive materials and ideas useful in the classroom, garden and field.

Contact: Joyce Lent (316) 683-5499 ext 210

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Sponsor: Emporia State University

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