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June 2019

Evening Kayak Float at Chaplin Nature Center

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Enjoy a 3.5 mile trip down the Arkansas River at sunset. Kayak, paddle and life jacket provided. Cost $25. Call to make reservations.

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July 2019

Butterfly Count at Chaplin Nature Center

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Help us count and identify butterflies as part of a North American Butterfly Association official count.

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September 2019

Friday the 13th Full Moon 2k & Fun Walk/Run

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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It’s a full moon AND its Friday the 13th…. a perfect time to get outdoors and get moving with this 2k plus fun run/walk. Individuals and families can go at their own pace along the edge of the Center’s tall grass prairie trail. Along the trail, stations will award glow sticks to those who choose to stop and answer moon or nature questions related to the night. If you plan on running the trail be sure to bring a head…

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Butterfly Tagging — Nature Day Celebration At Chaplin Nature Center

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Celebrate the wonders of nature by participating in the monarch migration. The butterfly tagging program is part of on-going research conducted by the University of Kansas. Participants will learn about the migration and be given an opportunity to capture and tag a monarch. Leaders from the Wichita Audubon Society will be offering a variety of nature hikes throughout the day. Whether you like birds, butterflies, or reptiles there will be a little something for everyone to enjoy. Lunch will be…

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