Tallgrass Prairie http://kmuw.org en Volunteers Invited To Count Butterflies In Tallgrass Prairie http://kmuw.org/post/volunteers-invited-count-butterflies-tallgrass-prairie <p>The Tallgrass Prairie national preserve tomorrow will hold their 4th annual Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count to assess the health of the prairie.</p><p>Volunteers are invited to help count butterflies alongside experts in the tall grasses of the Flint Hills.</p><p>The yearly count is named after the late biologist and naturalist Marvin Schwilling, who worked for Kansas Wildlife and Parks for 37 years.</p><p>By counting the butterflies, experts are able to assess the health of the butterfly population and the Tallgrass prairie.</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 17:57:28 +0000 Megan Pauly 1131 at http://kmuw.org Volunteers Invited To Count Butterflies In Tallgrass Prairie