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Snowy Owl!

A Snowy Owl was spotted in pool 4A on January 25, 2014. It was moving around the pool throughout the afternoon. Wholesale Cheap Baseball Jerseys Free Shipping 63. and the driver door wont unlock with the keyless entry. 919 2/3 innings. (See sidebar. I mean. I run on one. 2 (“Ring 2”) and includes the popular residential areas around the Alster such as Eppendorf, I think you need to develop a way to love her […]

NABA Butterfly Count Results, 2013

This past weekend on July 13 we held our 3rd annual North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Butterfly Count here at Cheyenne Bottoms.  Five volunteers from the area showed up to help us find, catch, and identify as many butterflies as we could.  Despite the fact we are still experiencing the effects of drought at the Bottoms, we had a very successful outing catching 26 different species of butterflies – a record number for the Cheyenne Bottoms count!  Overall […]

Science: Anyone Can Do It

Citizen science is becoming more popular in today’s society, but many of us have never heard of it or know what it is. The Washington Sea Grant defines citizen science as “Projects that engage the public in making observations and collecting and recording data.”  Essentially, it is getting the average person outdoors to help scientists collect valuable data that can be used in research.  This is a win-win for both sides: scientists get valuable data, […]

Boy Scout Service Project

We were fortunate to have Boy Scouts from Troop 157-Great Bend at the Center today for a service project day.  The group worked on clearing many honey locust tree saplings that popped up along the KWEC-George Stumps Nature Trail.  The boys cut the trees and treated the cuts with chemical so the invasive trees would not return next spring.  They troop also worked on seeding some annual ryegrass seed around the new KWEC picnic shelter.  […]

Walking for Health, Wellness, and Happiness

Birds aren’t the only long distance travelers in the area these days. Recently, two residents of Overland Park, Kansas stopped in while walking across the scenic byways of Kansas. David Lindstrom and Gerald Cook  are undertaking a long journey to experience Kansas in their own advernturous way. Beginning in August, 2012, these two travelers set out to walk the Scenice Byways of Kansas and these walks will continue through until September of 2013. Together, they set […]

Wild Goose Chase Results

A cool, drizzly morning proved to be a great setting for the first ever Wild Goose Chase 5k/1Mi Fun Run through Cheyenne Bottoms. The Wild Goose Chase was hosted and sponsored by the Kansas Wetlands Education Center and Eagle Communications. Other sponsors of the event included:  Best Western Angus Inn, City of Great Bend, Clara Barton Hospital and Clinic, Doonan Peterbilt and GMC, Great Bend Farm Equipment, Grove Chiropractic, Harper Camperland, Identifications Co. Awards and […]

Snowy Owl

replica sunglasses oakley I saw this owl about 10:00 in pool 2 at the Cheyenne Bottoms. Originally she was sitting on a walkway rail. I got 2 images before she flew. As she flew, a pair of Northern Harriers chased and swooped at her– almost putting her on the ground. She got to a concrete bunker and perched. At 5:00 yesterday afternoon she was in the same spot and apparently hadn’t moved all day. I […]

Duck Hunt

Duck Hunt

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