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Prairie Seed Collecting at Burnett's Mound • Shawnee County

Sunday, Oct 13th, 2013 @ 1-3pm
SW Skyline Pkwy & SW 35th Street • Topeka, KS • Map

This event was originally planned for Grant-Bradbury Park but has been moved to Skyline Park (Burnett's Mound) in Topeka. Volunteers are needed to help collect prairie wildflower and grass seed a wildlife restoration area at Warren Nature Area. We will be working with the city to restore an old brome/fescue field to a diverse planting of native wildflowers and grasses. Volunteers should wear sturdy footwear and long pants. Bring a plastic pail or paper sack for collecting seeds. Pruning sheers are helpful too. No experience is necessary. All ages can help. Please contact Mickey if you plan to attend. We may celebrate afterwards with a stop at the Blind Tiger Brewery at 37th & Kansas. Meet at the main gate to the park which is one block west of 35th & Skyline Pkwy. Directions: Take the Gage Blvd exit on I-470. Go south to SW 35th and take right. Go about 5 blocks to the gate.

Contact: Mickey Delfelder 785-357-1465

Sponsor: Kansas Native Plant Society


8 people attended the event.

Eight volunteers collected three 5 gallon buckets of seed. A good time was had by all.

Prairie Seed Collecting at Burnett's Mound
Prairie Seed Collecting at Burnett's Mound

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