KOS spring meeting: May 4-6, 2012
Last Minute Updates - May 2, 2012
Join us in the Osage Cuestas May 4-6 for a weekend filled with birding. This physiographical region is known for east facing slopes that give way to gently rolling hills and level fields. Registration for the event is $10.00 per person.
Field trips may include visits to the Prairie Spirit Rail Trail, Cedar Creek Valley Reservoir, Richmond City Lake, Melvern Lake, Pomona Lake, John Redmond Reservoir, Welda Prairie, and Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge.
All lodging is in Garnett.
Economy Inn. (785) 448-6816, 604 N Maple Street. Rooms rent for $45-55 per night. The restaurant opens at 5 a.m.
Garnett Inn Suites and RV Park, (785) 448-6800, or (877) 448-4200, 109
Prairie Plaza Parkway. Rooms rent for $61-71 per night, which includes a
continental breakfast. RVs rent for $18 per night with full hookup.
Meals and general itinerary
Friday, May 4, 7:00 p.m. Evening gathering at Garnett Inn, 109 Prairie Plaza Parkway. Mingle with friends and make new ones while enjoying light snacks.
Saturday, May 6, 6:00 a.m. Gather for field trips at Garnett City Lake
on the north side of town. Entrance is about 1/2 mile east of the US Hwy 59/K-31
intersection on north side of E Park Rd.
Saturday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 1210 NE Golf Course Road, located directly behind the country club. The cost is $15.00 per person
Sunday, May 6, noon. Garnett South Park at the large shelter on the north side of the park. This park is located south of town on Hwy 59 and contains the American Legion and VFW halls.. Compilation with boxed lunches. The cost is $7.00 per person.
Participants will need to bring their own lunch for field trips on Saturday. Each person is also responsible for his or her own snacks and water.
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