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Ernie Miller Park Sunday Nature Programs

Bring the family to Ernie Miller Nature Center on Sunday afternoons this winter for entertainment and educational experiences. Programs are presented by Park Naturalists, Park Police Officers and Volunteers. Presentations begin at 2 pm and are approximately 45 minutes to 1 hr. in length. Ages 2 and under free. For more information call (913) 764-7759.

1 - 45 min. program - $3 per person; including adults. Paid at site.





Snakes Alive (Jan. 7)-

Why is it that these creatures seem so terrifying? See Kansas snakes as we explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world.


Birds of Prey (Jan. 14)-

By day or night, out of the sky flies a rodent’s nightmare, the birds of prey. Join our interpretive staff as they show why rodents fear these great birds. Using live birds, participants will see up close examples of these magnificent raptors and their special adaptations.


Biomimicry (Jan. 21)-

Come and learn how cockleburs and kingfishers have influenced technical advances.


Kansas Symbols (Jan.28)-
Celebrate Kansas’ Statehood Day. Can you name the Kansas Symbols?  See some of the natural symbols in our state.


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Animal Clues (Feb. 4)-

Find out what clues to look for on your next walk though the park. Meet animals that leave tracks in the snow.


Laura's Memories (Feb. 11)-

Meet "Laura" as she tells stories that inspired the Little House on the Prairie books.


I Heart Spiders (Feb. 18)-

Discover the beauty and purpose of these quiet critters. See live spiders up-close.


Wildlife Who's Who (Feb.25)-

Meet an amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal. Discover their similarities and differences.


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