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August 20, 2011

Summer Nature WalksSunflower at Fort Osage

Location: Fort Osage Education Center
Time: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $7.00; Youth, $4.00; Seniors, $3.00
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: fortosage@jacksongov.org

The diverse terrain surrounding Fort Osage presents a perfect setting for this guided program. After a brief introduction in the Education Center by our staff naturalist, the group will embark on a guided tour of both the upland and floodplain zones. Various species of plants will be identified with special attention given to those which were identified during the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Participants will see how invasive, non native, species threaten plants native to Missouri. Please wear hiking boots or shoes and bring insect repellant and a canteen. Binoculars, cameras and sketchbooks are also recommended. 



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