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November 2019

Meeting Program – The Impact of Road Mortality on Wildlife by Dr. Bill Langley

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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We have all seen dead animals along the road and wondered how often did this occur? My study described the road mortality for amphibians, reptiles, small mammals and birds along Highway K254 over a two-year period. A total of 88 species comprised the 4484 individuals found during this study. Hear about what I found and its importance. Bill has lived in in El Dorado or Wichita for the past 42 years. He retired from Butler Community College after 30 years…

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January 2020

Meeting Program – Wetlands Food Chain by Mike Blair

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St N
Wichita, KS 67220 United States
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A wetlands area like Kansas' Cheyenne Bottoms is among the world's most dynamic habitats. This new film explores wildlife interrelationships from microscopic animals to apex predators, filmed mostly at Cheyenne Bottoms, and how they depend upon each other for survival. Mike Blair is a photographer/videographer with a passion for explaining the wonders of the Midwestern Outdoors.He's been a wildlife communicator for most of his career. Blair holds a B.S. in Forest Management and M.S. in Entomology from University of Missouri-Columbia.…

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