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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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October 2019

Star Gazing

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

Can you pick out the Big Dipper, or the North Star? Join us in the parking lot of the Nature Center for an evening of astronomy. A variety of telescopes will be available for the public to use to view a double star, galaxy, or a globular cluster. Of course, all the well- known constellations and stars that can be found in the Fall skies will be pointed out. Be sure to dress for the weather. In the event of…

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Home School River & Water Hike

October 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

During this 1.5-mile hike we will investigate the life in the Ark River through the use of a seine. High probability of getting wet and muddy. Reservations are not required, but always appreciated. Call 620-442-4133 or email cnc@wichitaaudubon.org

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