Lawrence, KS -(AmmoLand.com)- Wildflower enthusiasts from across Kansas are encouraged to meet in Manhattan on September 25-27 for the Kansas Native Plant Society’s 37th Annual Wildflower Weekend (AWW).
Those attending the three-day event will enjoy opportunities to explore and learn about the native plants in the northern Flint Hills. Six unique sites will be visited, including the Konza Prairie and Tuttle Creek Lake, and attendees will also have the opportunity to hear from guest speakers Kelly Roccaforte and Shelly Wiggam, doctoral candidates at Kansas State University, as they discuss their prairie pollinator research projects.
The annual meeting, speaker presentations, awards ceremony, and silent auction will take place Saturday evening.
For more details on this event, and to register, visit www.kansasnativeplantsociety.org/annual_event.php.
About the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
As a public steward of the Kansas natural resources, the mission of the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is to: Conserve and enhance Kansas natural heritage, its wildlife and its habitats–to assure future generations the benefits of the state’s diverse, living resources; Provide the public with opportunities for the use and appreciation of the natural resources of Kansas, consistent with the conservation of those resources; Inform the public of the status of the natural resources of Kansas to promote understanding and gain assistance in achieving this mission.
For more information on KDWPT, please visit www.kdwpt.state.ks.us.