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Self-Guided Prairie Wildflower Walkabout

Explore the stunning and diverse blooms of Pennsylvania’s only managed and protected prairie during a special, limited-time only Self-Guided Prairie Wildflower Walkabout at Jennings Environmental Education Center.  From Saturday, July 25 through Sunday, August 2 during peak prairie bloom, visitors can pick up free guide and follow a designated route to discover the tales these flowers have to tell.  With incredible adaptations in a harsh environment, to intricate connections between the plants, bugs, birds, and more, the prairie’s blooms on view are sure to impress in both their beauty and importance. No registration is required, but visitors wishing to receive the guide electronically may contact jenningssp@pa.gov or call 724-794-6011. The printed guide and experience are available sunrise to sunset July 25-August 2 beginning at the prairie side parking lot bulletin board, as well as from 8 am 4 pm in the Center.  Visitors should be prepared with water, sunscreen, closed-toed shoes, and bug spray.  A mask is recommended, as social distancing on the prairie trails during this time may be difficult. Morning is generally the best time to visit, as afternoons are quite hot on the open prairie.

Sunday, August 2

Jennings Environmental Education Center
2951 Prospect Rd., Slippery Rock, PA 16057-5023

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