Go See It! lectures run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Featured speakers highlight places to visit and topics of interest to the Flint Hills ecoregion. Lectures are free and open to the public.
Kansas Extremes: Dust Bowl to Deluge By Mary Knapp
Thursday, June 15
Kansas is in a state of climatic extremes. Learn about all the ways our weather defines our home state from State Climatologist Mary Knapp.
Wildlife Issues of the Flint Hills By Travis Schulte
Thursday, July 20
The Flint Hills are an area of immense biodiversity and ecological value, but threats remain. Learn about the current wildlife issues facing the Flint Hills from Travis Schulte, Game Warden with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
Total Solar Eclipse By Professor Chris Sorensen
Thursday, August 17
On August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible along a narrow swatch across the United State, including northeast Kansas. Professor Chris Sorenson from Kansas State University will describe what eclipses are, what to expect to see, where and when they will occur and how to prepare so that you will gain the grandest possible experience.