Go See It! 

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. 

Fire as a Land Management Tool in the Flint Hills 


By Dr. Carol Blocksome

Thursday, January 19

It’s nearly prairie fire season here in the Flint Hills.  Ever wanted to know the details behind the role of fire in the Tallgrass Prairie?  Come and learn at this free lecture from Dr. Carol Blocksome, research professor  at Kansas State University.  Dr. Blocksome specializes in prescribed burning and environmental issues affecting rangelands.

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Discover the Clues of a Healthy Heart
By Marty Reed, RN

Thursday, February 16

Marty Reed, who works in Via Christi Hospital's Cardiac Rehab Department, will discuss heart health.

2017 National Nutrition Month - "Put Your Best Fork Forward"
By Almaz Rufael, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC

Thursday, March 16

Almaz Rufael will discuss the nationwide campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and will focus on eating right for your lifestyle. Click here learn more about National Nutrition Month.

Get Moving Manhattan
By Barbie Anderson, RN

Thursday, April 20

Barbie Anderson, a certified health coach and Via Christi Wellness Supervisor will discuss the best places to get out and exercise around Manhattan.

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