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April 2020

Chaplin Spring Clean-up

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

It’s that time of year to get the Nature Center ready for another year of visitors. We need your help on a variety of indoor and outdoor projects. Trimming trails, repairing bridges, raking leaves and cleaning the building are a few areas that need attention. Be sure to wear old clothes and bring a pair of work gloves. Soft leaf rakes and/or tree pruners needed. Call for more information.

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Home School Spring Nature Hike

April 30, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

Take a 2 mile hike on the trails of the Nature Center to search for signs of spring. Reservations are not required, but are always appreciated. Call 620-442-4133 or email cnc@wichitaaudubon.org

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June 2020

Evening Kayak Float

June 6, 2020 @ 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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July 2020

Arkansas City Butterfly Count

July 11, 2020 @ 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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