Events at Kansas Wetlands Education Center

Turtle Tot Club, a series of nature-based programs developed for preschool-age children, ages 3 to 5, is scheduled for March at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center. The one-hour programs, offered at no charge, introduce young children to the natural world around them with sensory experiences, while reinforcing colors, shapes, math and fine motor skills. When possible, sessions include outdoor time. Programs run from 10-11 a.m. There is a minimum enrollment of 6 and a maximum […]

Looking for something fun to do this Spring Break?  Make a trip to Fort Hays State University’s Kansas Wetlands Education Center.  Spend an hour or half a day!  During the week of Spring Break (March 17-25), KWEC will have special, free programs and activities each day for visitors of all ages.  These activities will be available throughout the day and no registration is required. A full schedule of activities will be available soon.  Check back […]

Turtle Tot Club, a series of nature-based programs developed for preschool-age children, ages 3 to 5, is scheduled for March at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center. The one-hour programs, offered at no charge, introduce young children to the natural world around them with sensory experiences, while reinforcing colors, shapes, math and fine motor skills. When possible, sessions include outdoor time. Programs run from 10-11 a.m. There is a minimum enrollment of 6 and a maximum […]

2018 Greater Prairie-chicken Lek Tours Thursday, March 29 (meet at 5:45am) Monday, April 2 (meet at 5:45am) (TOUR FULL) Thursday, April 5 (meet at 5:45am) (TOUR FULL) Sunday, April 8 (meet at 5:30am) Thursday, April 12 (meet at 5:30am) Saturday, April 14 (meet at 5:30am) Monday, April 16 (meet at 5:30am) Friday, April 20 (meet at 5:20am) Saturday, April 21 (meet at 5:20am) Tuesday, April 24 (meet at 5:20am) Lek Tour Details Participants must register […]

What: Wild Goose Chase 5k/3k Fun Run at Cheyenne Bottoms Where:  Kansas Wetlands Education Center at Cheyenne Bottoms When: Saturday, April 7–7:30am check-in; 9:00am Race Registration: $25 Ages 18+; $15 Ages under 18 (fee increases $10 after March 27) Event Webpage: Wild Goose Chase 5k/3k Fun Run Get your running shoes ready for the fastest, flattest 3k/5k race in Kansas.  The Wild Goose Chase Fun Run at Cheyenne Bottoms will be sure to give you your […]

**THE GREAT MIGRATION RALLY ** Fun for the whole family! Begin your “migration adventure at the KWEC with crafts, demonstrations, and games. Continue on a drive through Cheyenne Bottoms for bird-watching, and informative stops. Complete your migration at BCC’s Camp Aldrich with supper and a live bird program by Pat Silovsky of the Milford Nature Center! Collect bird migration cards along the way to earn points for great prizes! WHEN: Sunday, April 29, 2018 **More details coming soon** The […]

The Central Kansas Photography Club Presents A Digital Photography Seminar! By Jason P Odell The Kansas Wetlands Education Center Saturday May 19, 2018  9:00am – 4:00 pm Jason P Odell is a professional photographer and educator from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Jason specializes in wildlife, landscape, and creative urban themes.  He has authored 13 comprehensive photography guides, including guides to Nikon’s Capture NX, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and Nik plug-ins.   Jason’s photography has been featured by Nik software, Tiffen, […]