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Red Hills Christmas Bird Count

Meet at the Casey’s General Store, 314 S. Iliff St in Medicine Lodge. Groups will depart at 7:30 a.m. 

Free

Marion Christmas Bird Count

Wendy's in Hillsboro 812 E D St, Hillsboro, KS, United States

Meet at Wendy’s in Hillsboro at 7:30 a.m.   

Free

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!

Free

Program and Meeting

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

To Attract Wildlife to your Landscape, Flowers are Necessary—but not Sufficient by Dennice Craig. We are beginning to realize that North American wildlife is in deep trouble. Most don’t know that backyard gardeners might be the solution to what is hurting wildlife. We humans, in mass, have taken their ‘paradise’ and made it into a …

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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

Free

Program and Meeting

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

Chile – Birds, Mammals and Landscapes of Patagonia by Bob Gress. Patagonia refers to the southern tip of South America and includes parts of both Argentina and Chile.  In November of 2023 a group of 10 Kansans explored the Chile portion of Patagonia in search of birds, mammals, and landscapes of the southern tip of …

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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.  

Free