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Monarchs and Milkweed @ Amphitheater
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am

Katy Gillispie will present “Monarchs and Milkweed.”   Katy is a master naturalist volunteer who has raised monarchs for years, and who has visited the monarch winter roosting site in the mountains of Mexico. The event will take place at the Amphitheater.

Butterfly Walk @ Park Office
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm

Butterfly Walk 1 pm meeting at the park office:  Car pool to the prairie to look for monarchs.  Monarchs begin to gather then for their long flight to Mexico, and sometimes flock on the park prairie.  Hope for a sunny day without much wind.