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Konza Prairie Biological Station

Konza Prairie Biological Station is a 3,487 hectare native tallgrass prairie preserve owned by The Nature Conservancy and Kansas State University and 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. It is a unique outdoor laboratory that provides opportunities for the study of tallgrass prairie ecosystems and for basic biological research on a wide range of taxa and processes.

Address: 100 Konza Prairie Ln, Manhattan, KS 66502. Click here for directions to the Konza Prairie Nature Trail

Cost Per Girl: $25 per group of 25 or less 
Cost Per Adult: $25 per group of 25 or less

Registration Requirements:  All girls participating as a Girl Scout in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to programapprovals@gsksmo.org.

 

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Konza Prairie Nature Trail Hike

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Join us for a guided hike on the Konza Prairie Nature Trail.  This hike is 2.6 miles through the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie and you'll see the amazing geology of the area and learn about the natural history of the plants and animals living here. Knowledgeable volunteers will share their knowledge with the Girl Scouts and give them a chance to experience the wide open vistas of the tallgrass prairie just like the pioneers saw it 150 years ago.

Badge Connections: Brownie Hiker, Junior Animal Habitats