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January 2021

Cheney Reservoir Field Trip

January 23 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dillon’s at 21st & Amidon, 1920 W 21st St N
Wichita, KS 67203 United States
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Free

Meet at the Dillon's at 21st and Amidon. We'll look for winter waterfowl and check out nearby lakes and woodlands. A Kansas Parks permit is required for each vehicle.

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February 2021

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

February 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 and practice social distancing!

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Birding the Tropics at the Sedgwick County Zoo – CANCELLED

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 Zoo Blvd
Wichita, KS 67212 United States
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Because of the treat of COVID 19, we have decided that we cannot do this activity safely.

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March 2021

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

March 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 and practice social distancing!

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Woodcock Walk in Chisholm Creek Park

March 13 @ 8:00 pm
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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Come hear and see the Woodcock perform his display at dusk. Meet in the GPNC parking lot, located off of 29th Street. A flashlight will be useful for navigating the trails.

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Western Kansas Extended Field Trip

March 27 @ 8:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

This three day trip will include Lesser Prairie-chicken viewing at a ranch in Gove County, visiting Castle Rock, Monument Rocks and Little Jerusalem State Park. We will be looking for high plains birds including raptors and longspurs. There is a 16 person limit - signup is online. Due to the pandemic we will not be renting vans but will travel in personal vehicles.There will be a fee for the prairie-chicken blind. Sign up using the website link below

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April 2021

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

April 10 @ 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 and practice social distancing!

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Oak Park Invasive Plant Removal

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oak Park, 1100 W 11th St N
Wichita, KS 67203 United States
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Free

Asian bush honeysuckle is an invasive plant causing serious habitat damage. We'll spend 3-4 hours removing these plants, directed by the Wichita Parks Department staff. Tools, gloves and water will be provided. Meet by the stone arch at the southwest corner of the park.

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May 2021

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

May 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 and practice social distancing!

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Chaplin Nature Center and Ark City area Field Trip

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chaplin Nature Center, 27814 27th Dr
Arkansas City, KS 67005 United States
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Free

Join us as we bird Chaplin Nature Center and nearby hotspots. We should find breeding warblers, tanagers and Painted Buntings. Meet at Chaplin Nature Center. Bring a lunch.

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