Conserving the Gems of Kansas

February 26th, 2019 - February 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
177 West Hickory
Hesston
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Conserving the Gems of Kansas

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has worked to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends. In Kansas, TNC has permanently protected 139,470-acres, including five preserves that are open to the public, and empowered private landowners to enhance wildlife habitat and protect native plant diversity. Explore these places with director Rob Manes, from the famous Flint Hills in the east to the new Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park in the west. You’ll gain a greater appreciation for the diversity of our state and be inspired to visit Kansas’ natural areas. (Photo: Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park © Laura Rose Clawson/TNC)

Stimulate your intellect and expand your horizons during January, February and March at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains. Featured topics for this coming series are ancient civilizations, natural area conservation, and snakes. Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $5 per person.