This year marks Konza Prairie's 40th Anniversary. To celebrate KPBS is hosting Tasting in the Tallgrass, a wine and beer tasting celebration honoring 40 years of research on Konza Prairie. Tasting in the Tallgrass will feature wines from grasslands around the world, including South Africa, Argentina, Australia and Kansas, as well as complementary food pairings and beer made
in the Kansas Flint Hills.
When: Friday, September 30, 2011, 6pm-8pm
Where: Konza Prairie Biological Station, Meeting Hall. (Travel 6.3 miles south of K-177 on McDowell Creek Road along the east side of the Kansas River. The area can also be reached from I-70 by taking Exit 307 and traveling north 4.9 miles on McDowell Creek Road/Riley Co 901.)
Cost: Tickets are $100 each and space is limited. All proceeds will enhance graduate research at Konza Prairie.
Register: To ensure your spot at Tasting in the Tallgrass, register online at www.found.ksu.edu/prairie