Ruppenthal Middle School

RUSSELL

Peggy Taylor Memorial OWLS

Corey Flax

Ruppenthal Middle School

400 Elm Street

Russell, Kansas 67665

(785) 483-3175

cflax@usd407.org

www.usd407.org

Russell County (Smoky Hills)

Biologist: Matt Smith/Victoria Cikanek

(785) 658-2466

matt.smith@ksoutdoors.com

vicki.cikanek@ksoutdoors.com

Regional Coordinator: George Potts

(785) 536-4566
gpotts@eaglecom.net

Special Features: Pond with running stream and marsh area, buffalo grass plots, greenhouse, native wildflowers, trees and shrub plots.

Unique Features: Geographic rock features, native Russell County plants which had significant usage for Native Americans and early pioneers.

Initial funding: 7/10/97

Certified: 10/12/99

2nd funding: 11/5/99