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Lake Dardanelle State Park to host Milkweed and Monarchs Workshop
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Date: 6/22/2019


Event Description: Join us in celebrating National Pollinator Week at Lake Dardanelle State Park. This is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. We will be hosting a Monarch Workshop with Lori Spencer, author of Arkansas Butterflies and Moths, June 22, 2019. The workshop will include learning about a Monarch’s lifecycle. You will tour the gardens at Lake Dardanelle State Park and learn butterfly identification skills. Participants will receive a Milkweed Community book and a milkweed plant to take home. There is a $20 registration fee, space is limited. To register call Lake Dardanelle State Park 479-967-5516. Registration deadline is June 8, 2019. ***More*** Lake Dardanelle State Park is one of the 52 state parks administered by the State Parks Division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The park offers two areas on 34,300-acre Lake Dardanelle. The Russellville (main park) and Dardanelle locations both offer camping, marinas, launch ramps, standard pavilions, picnic sites, restrooms, and bathhouses. Along with the visitor center and fishing tournament weigh-in pavilion, the Russellville area offers a barrier-free fishing pier and nature trail. Year-round interpretive programs are offered at the Russellville area. To reach each park: 1) Russellville Area -- Take Exit #81 (Ark. 7) off I-40 at Russellville. Turn south, then immediately turn west on Ark. 326 and go four miles; 2) Dardanelle Area -- Go four miles west of Dardanelle on Ark. 22. For more information about any park events contact the park at (479)967-5516 or visit or


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