july,2023

10jul11:00 am11:40 amSummer Creature Feature11:00 am - 11:40 am Type:All Ages

Event Details

Join us each Monday @ 11 a.m. in June and July! The Great Plains Nature Center puts the spotlight on an amazing animal in these programs. Listen to one of our naturalists bring nature alive. Programs last 30-40 minutes and  are best for elementary-aged children but all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Programs are held in the auditorium.
FREE | No registration required | Excludes holidays.
June 12th- Falcons: Faster than The Flash?
Come prepared to meet a very quick falcon and bring your running shoes because we may test YOUR speed too!
June 26th- Where the Deer and the Antelope Play
Is Kansas home to Antelope? Learn about the Pronghorn that roam the Great Plains and if they really are related to the antelope found far, far away.
July 3rd- Scary Special Scorpions
Find out for yourself if these critters are as scary as they appear!
July 10th- Quirky Kansas Critters
Prepare to be surprised at some of the quirky critters Kansas has, including a Texas Redheaded Centipede!
July 17th- Turtley Awesome Turtles
We’ll be comparing ALL kinds of turtles and maybe even give a little shell-ebration to a special Red-eared Slider named, Chip.
July 24th- Demystifying the Deadly
Black Widows are known for being one of the few venomous spiders in the U.S. but we plan to shine some light on the myths that live in their shadows.
July 31st- Bugs in the Water
There is life everywhere we look! We’ll be exploring some of the smallest (and largest) invertebrates that live in the bottom of streams and lakes.

 

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(Monday) 11:00 am - 11:40 am