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Presentation: The Natural History of Kansas Milkweeds • Wyandotte County

Saturday, May 19th, 2012 @ 9am-noon
Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library & Environmental Learning Center • 4501 West Drive • Kansas City, KS • Map

The Kansas City Region of the Kansas Native Plant Society will host its spring meeting at Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library & Environmental Learning Center in Kansas City, KS at Wyandotte County Lake Park. The Library’s Lead Education Specialist and Naturalist Craig Hensley will present a talk entitled: The Natural History of Kansas Milkweeds. This presentation will focus on both milkweed identification as well as the variety of insects and other arthropods that benefit from these important plants. Milkweeds are not only important nectar sources for a host of insects, but also are homes to a variety of arthropods from monarch butterflies and beetles to aphids and crab spiders. All members of KNPS are welcome as is the general public. Schlagle Library is located in Wyandotte County Lake Park at 4051 West Drive, Kansas City, KS. Please call 913.299.2384 for more information and or directions.

Contact: Craig Hensley 913.299.2384

More Info: Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library

Sponsor: Kansas Native Plant Society

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