Sunday, June 3
Friends of Konza Prairie Annual Wildflower Walk
An evening wildflowers walk along the Butterfly Hill Trail On the Konza Prairie is the highlight of this event. Find more details including how to make reservations on the calendar link at Kansas Native Plant Society – http://www.kansasnativeplantsociety.org/.
Saturday, June 16
4th Annual Prairie Appreciation Day
Join Grassland Heritage Foundation at the Snyder Prairie near Mayetta, KS for a prairie walk, hands-on activities, lunch (always important!) and the chance to join in some of the prairie restoration work. Watch for more details at http://www.grasslandheritage.org/.
Saturday, June 23
Friends of the KAW/Sierra Club
Float Trip Float the KAW with fellow nature lovers from DeSoto to Cedar Creek. You’ll be joining area Sierra Club supporters and have the expertise of Friends of the KAW guides. Reservations required. Info at http://www.kansasriver.org/ under “Float Trips”.
Monday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.
JAS Public Program Meeting
Why City Residents Should Care About the Farm Bill!
Paul Johnson, a founding member of Rolling Prairie Farmers Alliance, will be our speaker informing us of how the Farm Bill impacts our everyday lives and the environment around us such as federal corn subsidies impacting native grasslands in Kansas. Mark your calendar and look for more details in the June edition of the newsletter. Join us for this last program before our summer break.