Kaw Valley Almanac

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Ken Lassman

Kaw Valley Almanac for May 2-8, 2022

The leaves of the walnut, on the left, emerge much later than the cottonwood. If you look carefully you will see a little splash of red from the cardinal perched among the walnut branches. Many migratory songbirds are returning right now, as are the tree leaves.