Kaw Valley Almanac

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Ken Lassman

Kaw Valley Almanac for Sept. 13-19, 2021

Insects continue to be prolific, with lots of monarchs and other butterflies, dragonflies, cicadas, grasshoppers, mantids and walking sticks, and katydids and moths after dark. Help tag monarchs from 8 a.m. to noon this Saturday at the Baker Wetlands Discovery Center.