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Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Prairie - Discussion

Date and Time: November 19, 2019, 6:30 PM CT

Location: Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S 3rd St, Manhattan
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Presented by Kelly Kindscher, Kansas Biological Survey

Dive into the world of ethnobotany during this discussion of ancient medical knowledge. Explore indigenous uses for local plants as food and medicine. Learn how modern scientists are again looking to the natural world for the next medical breakthrough.

Event is part of "Microbes in Manhattan: Fighting Flue and Polio in Manhattan," an exhibit that examines health care in the first half of the 20th century and Kansas's response to disease outbreaks.

Sponsored by: Kansas Learning Center for Health, Inc

For more information about this event, please contact:
Roy Garrett
(785) 587-2726


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