4/16/09

KDWP News, 4/16/09


KANSAS WETLANDS EDUCATION CENTER GRAND OPENING APRIL 24
2009 "WINGS & WETLANDS" BIRDING FESTIVAL COMES TO GREAT BEND APRIL 24-26
SEBELIUS FORMS GROUP TO ENCOURAGE YOUTH APPRECIATION OF OUTDOORSLOVEWELL STATE PARK PLANS APRIL 18 OK KIDS DAY Read More


KANSAS WETLANDS EDUCATION CENTER GRAND OPENING APRIL 24

Site at Cheyenne Bottoms offers closeup view of lively wetlandsGREAT BEND -- The Kansas Wetlands Education Center has something to show you. The eagerly-anticipated interpretive center at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area will officially open for visitors during its grand opening at 3 p.m. Friday, April 24.The new facility’s opening culminates se ... Read More


2009 "WINGS & WETLANDS" BIRDING FESTIVAL COMES TO GREAT BEND APRIL 24-26

Bi-annual event coincides with opening of new wetland center at Cheyenne BottomsGREAT BEND -- The 2009 Wings & Wetlands Weekend will be held on April 24-26 in Great Bend. The event will be based out of the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard, behind the Perkins Restaurant on 10th Street. Approximately 200 participants have pre-registered for ... Read More


SEBELIUS FORMS GROUP TO ENCOURAGE YOUTH APPRECIATION OF OUTDOORS

Coalition will create opportunities for youth to experience natureTOPEKA -- On April 13, Governor Kathleen Sebelius issued an executive order designed to create opportunities for children to get outside and experience nature. The new group, provisionally called the Kansas Coalition for Children in Nature (KCCN), will work with state agencies a ... Read More


LOVEWELL STATE PARK PLANS APRIL 18 OK KIDS DAY

Geocaching to be featured at park eventWEBBER -- This year’s OK Kids Day at Lovewell State Park on April 18 promises to be a fun and educational day where kids can participate in hands-on activities. The feature event will be an outdoor scavenger hunt using GPS technology, called “geocaching.” Crystal Fangmeier, University of Nebraska Extensio ... Read More