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Program Meeting – “Conservation in Your Backyard: How to Help Protect the Kansas State Reptile,” by Schaneé Anderson

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

The Kansas Box Turtle Project at the Sedgwick County Zoo aims to engage the community in learning about our native box turtles through state wide surveys. Schanee will tell us about this citizen science project and how you can participate. Schaneé Anderson is the Curator of Education and Farms at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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Program Meeting – “Cerrado, The Kansas of Brazil,” by Rachel Roth

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

Like a typical big sister, the Amazon Rainforest has been overshadowing one of Brazil’s most biodiverse and incredible landscapes: her little sister, the Cerrado. This savanna birthed 5% of the planet’s plant and animal species, and it’s in far greater danger than the Amazon. Rachel Roth, co-founder of Grassland Groupies, will show you why the …

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Program Meeting – “Your Brain on Nature,” by John Gallagher

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

“Your Brain on Nature” looks at the science of nature’s influence on your health and well-being.  We’ll look at some of the latest research from around the world that connect the links between the human brain and the natural world, which are building a growing body of evidence that support the theory that time in …

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Program Meeting – “Great Horned Owl Diversity in the Americas and Kansas,” by Emily Ostrow

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

Great Horned Owls are morphologically diverse throughout their range in both color and size. Recent studies have shown however that little genetic differences occur within North American owls despite nine recognized subspecies in North America. Like many species of birds such as Northern Flickers, there is a transition zone between different populations of Great Horned …

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