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Smoky Hills Prairie Exploration • McPherson County

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 @ 6-8pm
Location avaiable upon registration • Canton, KS • Map

Explore, identify birds and butterflies, and botanize "Buffalo Hill" in McPherson County near Canton. Witness beautiful vistas on this prairie gem in the Smoky Hills at its most glorious time of the year. Butterfly milkweed will be in bloom, the regal fritillaries will be in flight and the dickcissels, grasshopper sparrows, and meadowlarks will be giving a full serenade. Bring a sandwich and stay to watch the sunset if you would like. Lucky explorers may even see bison. This is private property that is only open to us on this day. Contact Brad Guhr ( to sign-up and get directions.

Contact: Brad Guhr 316-217-4566

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