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Posted on: June 13, 2018


Manhattan, Kan. – Join the Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) on Saturday, June 16 from 9:00-11:00 AM for Walk and Talk: Wonderful Wildflowers. This event will be held at Washington Marlatt Memorial Park, also known as “Top of the World” in Manhattan.

During the walk, guests will have the opportunity to explore and learn more about the wildflowers that surround us. The walk will be led by local expert Michael John Haddock. Haddock is the Associate Dean for Research, Education and Engagement for K-State Libraries.

Haddock is the creator of the website “Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses.” Nearly 7,000 identification photos for 893 species of forbs, grasses, sedges, trees and other woody plants can be found on the site.

Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen, and bring a water bottle. We will meet at the south parking lot of Washington Marlatt Memorial Park located at 3410 Top of the World Dr. This event will be held rain or shine unless deemed unsafe.


Pre-registration is required for the event. $3 for FHDC members and $4 for non-members. Please register online, by calling 785-587-2726 or in person at the FHDC.

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