On-Demand Resources

Thank you for participating in the 2021 Virtual Wings & Wetlands Conference! As part of your registration, you have access to these great on-demand resources! 

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Festival Map

Click on map to add your location - who is farthest away from Cheyenne Bottoms?

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Virtual Tour of Cheyenne Bottoms

Visit wetlandscenter.fhsu.edu and halfway down on our homepage, experience Cheyenne Bottoms through drone footage, 360 degree images, interactive games, educational videos, and interviews with key partners.

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Cheyenne Bottoms: Great Oasis

15-minute video provides viewers with an overview of Cheyenne Bottoms and a glimpse of what you might see on a tour through the wetlands.

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Shorebirds of Cheyenne Bottoms: Past-Present-Future

Robert Penner - Avian Conservation Manager with The Nature Conservancy

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Beginning Birding by Ear

Jackie Augustine - Executive Director with Audubon of Kansas

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Geology of Cheyenne Bottoms

Rex Buchanan - Director Emeritus of the Kansas Geological Survey - Audubon of Kansas Board Member

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Greater Prairie Chicken Lek

Created by Pam Martin - KDWPT Education Specialist at KWEC

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Children’s Book Reading

Written by Mandy Kern - KWEC Program Specialist

Pre-order a copy of this book here for your personal collection.

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Virtual Escape Room

Can you find all 9 keys to unlock the data to save the wetlands from being drained?

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Wetlands & Wildlife National Scenic Byway

Learn more about the 77 mile byway and the communities along the path that connects two of the world’s most significant natural wetlands - Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

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Visit our Festival Partner

Make plans to visit Cheyenne Bottoms. Stay and eat in Great Bend, KS.  Check out their website for more details as you Explore Great Bend.

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Visit our Festival Partner

Of the 41,000 acre Cheyenne Bottom basin, The Nature Conservancy owns and manages roughly 8,000 acres.

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Visit our Festival Partner

Of the 41,000 acre Cheyenne Bottoms basin, the state of Kansas owns roughly 20,000 acres and it is managed by KDWPT.

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Quivira National Wildlife Refuge

A 22,135-acre mix of salt marsh and sand prairie in central Kansas.  Excellent driving and walking opportunities to view cranes, shorebirds, and waterfowl.

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