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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

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

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 and practice social distancing!

Free

Chautauqua County Backroads

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

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 & US 400 and carpool from there. Lunch at a restaurant in Sedan.

Free

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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Free

Woodson County Spring Migrants

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

We will look for spring migrants in the varied habitats where the Flint Hills meet the Cross Timbers. Meet at the Dillon's parking lot at Andover Rd and US 400 and carpool from there. Bring a lunch. A state park vehicle permit is needed.

Free

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

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

Bring your binoculars and discover the birds that 
visit and live in Chisholm Creek Park. We have a conflict on this date with Walk With Wildlife, so we will meet in the WEST parking lot (off of Oliver Street). Meet in the first parking lot by the picnic shelter as you drive in from Oliver.

Free

Twilight Kayak Float – SOLD OUT

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

Enjoy a 3.5-mile float trip down the Arkansas River to take in the scenery and search for wildlife. This trip is open to beginners and experienced kayakers. Participants should bring drinking water, a complete change of clothes (including shoes), and be prepared to get wet and muddy. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. All proceeds help …

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$25

2nd Saturday Bird Walk

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

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 and practice social distancing! This walk will be followed by a …

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Free

Chisholm Creek Park Clean Up

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

Join us after the second Saturday bird walk (about 9:30 - 9:45) to help keep our adopted park ship shape. Bring gloves, trash bags along with drinks and donuts will be provided. We will be joined by volunteers from Special Olympics.

Free

Chaplin Nature Center Open House

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

Come see the new naturalist's residence at Chaplin Nature Center. Shawn and Susan will give you a guided tour.

Free

Wildflowers, Butterflies and Birds

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

Meet in the Great Plains Nature Center parking lot for a wildflower walk through Chisholm Creek Park. We'll watch for other things, too - like birds and butterflies!

Free