Butterfly count set for June 22 in Flint Hills

06/13/2013 2:39 PM

06/13/2013 2:41 PM

The fifth annual Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count will be held June 22 at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve near Strong City.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and lasts until 4 p.m.

Participants will count butterflies in groups and are asked to bring binoculars, water, sunscreen and bug spray. Cameras are also welcome. Lunch and water will be provided. No previous experience is required.

If interested, RSVP to 620-273-6034 at extension 231 or 261. Last minute walk-ins are welcome as well.

For more information visit www.nps.gov/tapr, or call 620-273-8494.

Join the Discussion

The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service