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Powell Research and Extension Center Hosts ‘Plant Adventures’ for Youths

May 29, 2015

Hands-on youth activities in plant sciences and insects are planned for “Plant Adventures” Saturday, June 13, at the University of Wyoming Powell Research and Extension Center, 747 Road 9.

Activities will take place from 9-11:30 a.m., says Jeremiah Vardiman, UW Extension educator.

“This is a fun family event providing hands-on activities in plant sciences, good bugs/bad bugs, soil and water, bees and honey, and planting, focusing on children ages 7-10,” Vardiman says. “We will be covering basic plant parts and functions, insect parts and life cycles, soil types and the value of water, honey bees and their importance along with a hands-on planting exercise.” 

RSVP to Rachel Olsen by emailing or calling (307) 754-8836. For more information, contact Vardiman in Powell at (307) 754-8836 or

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