An opportunity to identify wildflowers with Dr. Tom Eddy
Spring is here and the wildflowers will soon be out. Join this area’s leading expert, Dr. Thomas Eddy, and Prairie Earth Tours on a trip to Lyon County State Lake to see an area rich in wildflowers. Dr. Eddy is a botanist and entomologist. Retired from the Department of Biological Sciences at Emporia State University, Eddy has been an inspiration to countless individuals learning to appreciate the complex prairie ecosystem. Rarely will you find someone more passionate in their field. Every trip you take to the prairie is more enjoyable when you can name the plants you walk by. This is a great way to kick off your Spring and Summer of Kansas adventures.
$30 per person
- Departs from in front of the Granada Theatre, 809 Commercial st Emporia, KS at 7:30 a.m.
- Returning at approximately 10:00 a.m.
- Tour held rain or shine
- A small amount of walking on uneven ground will be part of the tour but all ages are welcome.