Seeding for the Future of Pollinators in Far Western Oklahoma

Park Rangers using a Kubota tractor to prepare the ground for planting seeds in the fall.
Park Rangers using a Kubota tractor to prepare the ground for planting seeds in the fall.

Richard Zahm

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News Release Date: June 16, 2015

Contact: Richard Zahm, (580) 497-2742 ext. 3011

Contact: Joseph Barnett, (580) 497-2143

For the week of June 15 -21, Washita Battlefield National Historic Park, working jointly with the Black Kettle National Grasslands (USFS), and park volunteers, will be at work on a variety of projects.Seed packets, provided by Burpee Garden Products, will be handed out to all visitors to plant in their gardens.

A second project will involve the creation of a pollinator garden along the Dust and Fire Trail, which circles the park's visitor center parking lot. The preparatory work on this garden begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 20.Kids, both young and "young at heart" will learn about the importance of pollinators to the environment.This project will also let them be a part ofthe global effort to guarantee that there will be future generations of pollinators.

WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Visitor Center (parking lot)

WHAT: Seeding for the Future of Far Western Oklahoma

WHEN: Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 8:30 am

 

Future Events:

WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Visitor Center

WHERE: Summer Movies in the Park

WHAT: Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm

 

WHERE: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Visitor Center

WHAT: Growing Up in the Grasslands

WHEN: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm



Last updated: June 16, 2015

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