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2nd Saturday Bird Walk – Cancelled!

Great Plains Nature Center 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS, United States

Due to the excessive cold forecast for Saturday, we have decided to cancel. Stay warm!

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Cheney Reservoir field trip

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.

Free

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Great Plains Nature Center 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS, United States

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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Wacky Woodpeckers at Chaplin Nature Center

Chaplin Nature Center 27814 27th Dr, Arkansas City, KS, United States

Did you know? Cowley County is home to seven different species of woodpeckers- and ALL of them can be found at Chaplin! Our 240-acre preserve offers important habitat for woodpeckers, including both the largest and the smallest species of woodpeckers in North America! Want to learn how to identify our local woodpecker species? Ever wondered …

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El Dorado Lake and Short-eared Owls

Great Plains Nature Center 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS, United States

Meet in the Great Plains Nature Center parking lot to carpool, or meet at 2 p.m. at the El Dorado State Park Walnut River area by the main restrooms. We’ll bird the lake and surrounding areas, then hunt for Short-eared Owls at dusk. Each vehicle must have a KDWP state park permit.  

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Chaplin Nature Center First Saturday Bird Walk “Seasonal Changes”

Chaplin Nature Center 27814 27th Dr, Arkansas City, KS, United States

Join us for our monthly bird watching hike around CNC! With the first official day of spring only two weeks away, this month’s program will begin with a short indoor presentation on the seasonal changes occurring and what it means for the species we can expect to find at CNC. Following this, we will begin …

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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Great Plains Nature Center 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS, United States

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

Free

Woodcocks in Chisholm Creek Park

Great Plains Nature Center 6232 E 29th St N, Wichita, KS, United States

American Woodcock engage in a unique courtship display on early spring evenings. We’ll try to catch sight of them just as it gets dark. Note that this is WEDNESDAY to avoid the crowds of walkers in the park. Meet in the GPNC parking lot.  

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Chautauqua County Backroads field trip

Dillon's at Kellog & Andover Rd 225 E Cloud Ave, Andover, KS, United States

We will explore the scenic Cross Timbers region in search of early spring warblers and other migrants. Meet at the Dillon’s parking lot at Andover Rd and US 400 and carpool from there.

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Chaplin Nature Center First Saturday Bird Walk “Natural Navigators”

Chaplin Nature Center 27814 27th Dr, Arkansas City, KS, United States

Join us for our monthly bird watching hike around CNC! Did you know that CNC sits in the middle of a region called the central flyway? Over 400 species of birds use the central flyway during migration! This month’s program will begin with a short indoor presentation focused on bird migration. Following this, we will …

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