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

  • Kansas Bird Count

    Conservancy-protected properties across the state
    May 13, 2017

    All Nature Conservancy programs have been invited to participate in a cross-organization “Birding Challenge.” The goal is to count as many species of birds, in one day, on lands and waters protected by The Nature Conservancy. Kansas has accepted this... Learn more

  • Marvin Schwilling Memorial Butterfly Count

    Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Chase County, KS
    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, the count requires no pri... Learn more

  • Earth Month Kansas River Clean Up Day

    8th Street Boat Ramp, Lawrence, KS
    April 01, 2017

    Volunteers are needed to help The Nature Conservancy and Friends of the Kaw to do a litter pickup along the Kansas River in downtown Lawrence. Meet at the 8th Street Boat Ramp. We will divide into two groups to pick up trash along the banks on each side of ... 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

  • 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 Conservancy ad... Learn more

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for The Nature Conservancy. Currently there are no volunteer opportunities available. Please check back soon for upcoming events.



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