Flint Hills Nature Trail Cedar Clearing
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March 9
Starting at 9am
WHERE
Flint Hills Nature Trail State Park
Bushing, KS

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event_title: Flint Hills Nature Trail Cedar Clearing

event_time_zone: America/Chicago

event_start: March 09, 2024 09:00

event_duration: 240

event_end: March 09, 2024 13:00

event_address: Bushing, KS, United States

event_description: Help BHA remove cedars on State Park land adjacent to WIHA properties. Located 30 minutes north of Emporia and 1 hour southwest of Topeka, volunteers will have the opportunity to protect the unique Flint Hills prairie ecosystem by removing cedar and other undesirable trees along the Flint Hills Nature trail. The Flint Hills Nature Trail is 118 mile long trail managed by KDWP. The specific site divides 2 large WIHA tracts of upland habitat. This project is open to all - members and non-members, and kids may also attend. Volunteers will need to be able to cut down and remove cedars. Volunteers are encouraged to bring chainsaws and other tree removal equipment, but will be required to provide their own personal protection equipment (including ear/eye protection, gloves, and chaps) Volunteers will need to sign either the electronic liability waiver in advance or a paper waiver the day of the event. All volunteers should bring leather work gloves and eye protection. We will finish up the workday with a cookout provided by BHA, and all volunteers will receive a volunteer package from Kansas BHA state sponsor Waltons Meat.Meeting Spot: We will meet at the coordinates 38.643500, -96.298400. This is at the intersection of RD D and Flint Hills trail.A nearby address that will take you to that intersection via Google Maps is 3300 Rd D, Council Grove, KS 66846Come join us to help improve habitat for wildlife! Can’t join us, but want to support Public Land, Waters and Wildlife? Join BHA today or make a Donation!Keep up with the Kansas Chapter of BHA on Facebook, Instagram and on the Web.To be notified of future public land stewardship projects in Kansas and other activities, subscribe to our mailing list here https://www.backcountryhunters.org/ksnewsletter 

Flint Hills Nature Trail Cedar Clearing

Help BHA remove cedars on State Park land adjacent to WIHA properties.

Located 30 minutes north of Emporia and 1 hour southwest of Topeka, volunteers will have the opportunity to protect the unique Flint Hills prairie ecosystem by removing cedar and other undesirable trees along the Flint Hills Nature trail. The Flint Hills Nature Trail is 118 mile long trail managed by KDWP. The specific site divides 2 large WIHA tracts of upland habitat.

This project is open to all - members and non-members, and kids may also attend.

Volunteers will need to be able to cut down and remove cedars. Volunteers are encouraged to bring chainsaws and other tree removal equipment, but will be required to provide their own personal protection equipment (including ear/eye protection, gloves, and chaps)

Volunteers will need to sign either the electronic liability waiver in advance or a paper waiver the day of the event. All volunteers should bring leather work gloves and eye protection.

We will finish up the workday with a cookout provided by BHA, and all volunteers will receive a volunteer package from Kansas BHA state sponsor Waltons Meat.

Meeting Spot: We will meet at the coordinates 38.643500, -96.298400. This is at the intersection of RD D and Flint Hills trail.

A nearby address that will take you to that intersection via Google Maps is 3300 Rd D, Council Grove, KS 66846

Come join us to help improve habitat for wildlife!

 

Can’t join us, but want to support Public Land, Waters and Wildlife? Join BHA today or make a Donation!

Keep up with the Kansas Chapter of BHA on Facebook, Instagram and on the Web.

To be notified of future public land stewardship projects in Kansas and other activities, subscribe to our mailing list here https://www.backcountryhunters.org/ksnewsletter

 

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WHEN
March 09, 2024 at 9:00am - 1pm
WHERE
Flint Hills Nature Trail State Park
Bushing, KS
United States
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CONTACT
Josh Nicolay ·
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Chad Woods Jeffrey Hancock Kingham Johnson Sean Miller Ron Kneib Alex Lyon Andrew Kneib

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