Meet at the McDonald’s on Central in El Dorado. Notify the compiler if you plan to attend.
Meet at the Slate Valley Baptist Church, 7 miles south of Oxford on the main road.
Meet at Newman Park on Hwy 77 just north of the Arkansas River.
Meet at Wendy’s in Hillsboro at 7:30 a.m.
Meet at the Casey’s General Store, 314 S. Iliff St in Medicine Lodge. Groups will depart at 7:30 a.m.
Meet at the Elkhart Cemetery Saturday at 8:30 a.m. OR at the El Rancho Motel in Elkhart (620-697-2117) on Friday evening.
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.
Shorebird Big Year at Cheyenne Bottoms by Dr. Robert Penner, and Great Bend Sand Prairie by Elsi Miller. Cheyenne Bottoms experienced one of the biggest shorebird migrations in a long time, with over 500,000 birds documented in the spring of 2022 alone. TNC has teamed with Fort Hays State University on a new survey protocol …
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.
This is a 1.5 mile hike to the Arkansas River. Along the way we will look for some familiar winter birds such as woodpeckers and wrens. Once at the river we’ll look for hawks and eagles. Dress for the cold and windy conditions. If you don’t have binoculars, the Center has several pairs that can be …