Friends of Konza Prairie is dedicated to the support of the Konza Prairie environmental education program.
Konza Prairie Biological Station
Konza Prairie Biological Station is operated as a field research station by the K-State Division of Biology. The station is dedicated to a three-fold mission of long-term ecological research, education and prairie conservation.
Friends of Konza Prairie is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of the Konza Prairie Environmental Education Program. As a member, your contributions are tax-deductible (less benefits received) and go to bringing area school children to the tallgrass prairie.
What does Friends of Konza Prairie do?
- Supports the Konza Environmental Education Program (KEEP) for K-12 students. KEEP introduces students to the ecology and beauty of the tallgrass prairie. The program also connects students to this amazing ecosystem and introduces them to the science and research of the Konza Prairie Biological Station.
- Supports the work and activities of the Konza Prairie Biological Station.
- Sponsors special events at Konza Prairie throughout the year, such as:
- Cure for Cabin Fever Soup and Song in January
- Greater Prairie Chicken Viewing in April
- Walk with Researchers guided hike of headquarters in May
- Wildflower Walk on Butterfly Hill in June
- Bison Barbecue and Bison Loop Tour in September
- Visions of the Flint Hills art show at the Buttonwood Art Space in Kansas City, Missouri, in October/November