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Wildflower Walk is April 17

April 7, 2013

The Marshall County Conservation Board invites the public to the Brown Bag Bunch Wildflower Walk to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 17 at Grammer Grove Wildlife Area (6 miles northwest of Albion).

After lunch, MCCB Naturalist Diane Hall will lead participants on a hike in search of spring woodland wildflowers such as Spring Beauty, Dutchman's Breeches, Toothwort, Trout Lily and Sweet William to name a few. Participants should bring their own lunch and drink and meet in the upper shelter house at Grammer Grove.

Grammer Grove, 2030 127th St, Liscomb, is a 121-acre wildlife refuge in the northern portion of Marshall County. It is a popular area for tent campers, bird watchers, hikers, horseback riders, and picnickers. The park features a large glacial erratic and diverse habitat types which offer numerous opportunities to view wildlife.

Future programs in the Spring Brown Bag Bunch series will include a Bird Watching hike in May. For more information contact the MCCB at 641-752-5490.



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