Field Trips and Events


Upcoming Events

Check here for the latest events being held at our preserves in Kansas. We will continually update this page with upcoming events. Most events are free. Occasionally, there may be a nominal fee.

Special Events

  • Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count

    Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
    June 24, 2017

    Dust off your binoculars and lace up your walking shoes, it’s time for the 9th annual Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Co-hosted by the National Park Service and The Nature Conservancy, this fun-filled day requi... Learn more

  • Sneak Preview of Little Jerusalem

    Smoky Valley Ranch
    Logan County, Kansas
    May 06, 2017

    You are invited to a sneak preview of The Nature Conservancy’s newest acquisition, Little Jerusalem. Spend some time exploring the oldest chalk bluffs in Kansas with expert guides to share the geology, ecology and history of the area.   The Nature Conse... Learn more

  • Wings 'N' Wetlands 2017

    The festival is stationed at Great Bend, Kansas with headquarters are the Best Western Angus Inn. 
    April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017

    The Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, The Nature Conservancy, City of Great Bend, and the Kansas Birding Festival, Inc., invite you to the 2017 Wings ‘N’ Wetlands Festival in Great Bend, Kansas. Spend tw... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Kansas River Clean Up

    Northeast Kansas. Location along the Kansas River to be determined. 
    April 01, 2017

    Want to give back to nature this April? The Nature Conservancy, Kansas Riverkeepers/Friends of the Kaw, and Westar Energy are hosting a Kansas River clean-up. Potential are being vetted, and the final location will be announced on this event page and facebook.or... Learn more


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