Volume 30, Issue 8 APRIL, 2006
On Thursday, April 20th, Suneeti Jog, KansasBiological Survey botanist, will beguile us with photosof the beautiful wildflowers blooming from spring toearly summer in the forests and forest openings of eastern Kansas.
Forests in Kansas??
the iconic prairie state, but our eastern section boastsfine native woodlands with their own noteworthy floraand fauna.Suneeti is expert in the field identification of plantsin the Midwest and Great Plains regions and her talk will emphasize taxonomic characteristics to help youclassify and put a name to the wildflowers of the springwoods. Her other specialties include ethnobotany, plant community ecology and economic botany. VisitKBS People (www.kbs.ku.edu) and click on her pictureto learn about her research interests in Kansas and India,and see pictures of Kansas and Indian research sites andher distinguished family.Come for BYO dinner with Suneeti Jog at 6:00 p.m. at Milton’s, 920 Mass. in downtown Lawrence.The talk is at 7:30 at the Senior Center, 8th & Vermont.Refreshments will be served!
Rosemary Gilbert Bell
***TAKE NOTE*** APRIL MEETING MOVED TOTHURSDAY, 4/
7:30 p.m. Senior Center
Take your new skills to the field
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Woodland WildflowerWalk & Work Day
KC Wildlands Garlic Mustard Pull & Wildflower Hike at Isley Park Woods. Excelsior Springs, MO.Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Contact Linda Lehrbaum. 816-561-1061,ext. 116. firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.kcwildlands.org.Or stay closer to home and
attend the last JAS
on the 29th from 9 a.m. to 11a..m.Stan Roth will lead a bird walk at The Prairie Park Nature Center and help you develop your bird I.D.skills.
Stan also knows Kansas wildflowers
andwill gladly identify plants seen on the walk. Toenroll call the Lawrence Park District at 832-7930.(There has been a glitch with the online enrollmentfor our classes. The website has shown them as fullwhen they are not, so it is best to call to enroll. )