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June 2020

Evening Kayak Float

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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$25

Take a 3-mile float trip down the Arkansas River to take in the scenery and search for wildlife. This trip is open to beginners and experienced kayakers. Participants should bring water, a complete change of clothes (including shoes), and be prepared to get wet and muddy. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. All proceeds help support the Chaplin Nature Center. Cost: $25.00 per person.

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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Free

Bring your binoculars and discover the birds that
visit and live in Chisholm Creek Park. No birding experience is needed. Expect 1–2 miles of walking on paved paths. The walk will last about 90 minutes. Meet at the Great Plains Nature Center parking lot.

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July 2020

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Free

Bring your binoculars and discover the birds that
visit and live in Chisholm Creek Park. No birding experience is needed. Expect 1–2 miles of walking on paved paths. The walk will last about 90 minutes. Meet at the Great Plains Nature Center parking lot.

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Arkansas City Butterfly Count

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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$3

This is a citizen scientist survey of the Arkansas City area and all data collected is sent to the North American Butterfly Association. During the survey, we hike the trails of the Nature Center identifying and counting all butterflies we encounter. Close focus binoculars are used to aid in identification. You can join us for the full day or just a half day. Please call if planning to attend. For more information, call the Center.

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Picnic

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Free

Join us at the Great Plains Nature Center at 6 p.m. for our annual pot-luck dinner. Dinner will be followed by a short, fun program. Bring a dish to share and your own service.

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August 2020

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Free

Bring your binoculars and discover the birds that
visit and live in Chisholm Creek Park. No birding experience is needed. Expect 1–2 miles of walking on paved paths. The walk will last about 90 minutes. Meet at the Great Plains Nature Center parking lot.

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