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Valerie Wright's Prairie Restoration, AWW Tour #5 • Riley County

Sunday, Sep 27th, 2015 @ 9am
Shane Creek Lane • Manhattan, KS • Map

Originally a wheat field, these 5 acres along Shane Creek have been managed for forb diversity. The plant list includes 130 native species with grasses. Directions: Gather at The Flint Hills Discovery Center parking lot located just east of the intersection of 3rd and Pierre Streets. Directions from Blue Earth Plaza/FHDC parking lot: Immediately after crossing the Kansas River Bridge, turn south on McDowell Creek Road (County highway 901). Proceed 4 miles to Shane Creek Lane. Turn left and follow KNPS signs.

Contact: KNPS

More Info: Annual Wildflower Weekend (AWW)

Sponsor: Kansas Native Plant Society

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