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Soar over to KWEC’s Butterfly festival

Successful hunter: Wading through sunflowers with a captured monarch butterfly, a monarch tagging participant brings his catch in to be tagged. Tagging is just one of many butterfly-themed activities planned at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s butterfly festival Sept. 13.

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All things “butterfly” will be the focus of the Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s Butterfly Festival from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 13.
From making milkweed seed bombs to tagging monarch butterflies, kids and adults will find plenty to do during this free event. In addition to butterflies, caterpillars and chrysalises, and an exhibit bee hive, several other amazing insects and spiders will be on display in the insect “zoo”. Plan to spend the morning, as door prizes will be presented just before noon.
Nets and tags will be available for those who want to capture and tag ...

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