2018 Events


Friends of Quivira Annual Meeting

The Friends of Quivira Anunal Meeting will be anounced here in January 2019. 

Kids' Fishing Day First Saturday of June

This popurlar event has been revamped which now includes a casting station, fishing-related contests, fishing, photographs with your catch, a hot dog lunch and plenty of fun!  Pre-registration is encouraged.  Call 620-486-2393 between 7:30AM to 4:00PM

Spring Birding Event Late April/Early May

Keep checking for Time and Date for next years event--This event will focus on the birds of Quivira.  As the date draws closer more inforation will  be provided.  Call Refuge staff for more information.  620-486-2393 Between 8:00 and 4:00.

Monarch Mania September

Help capture, tag and release migrating monarchs!  See live butterflies in the Butterfly Pavilion. Craft and refersment too!  Pre-registration is not reqired, but is appreciated  Call the Quivira National Refuge  at 620-486-2393 Between 8:00 & 4:00 for more information.  See you there!!

Fall Refuge Event, October 26 & 27, 2018

A celebration of cranes and the National Wildlife Refuge System, this year's event will kick off at the Great Plains Nature Center on Friday evening with a presentation on cranes.  Saturday will include a birding tour of Quivira NWR, along with other activties.  This even varies from year-to-year.  Contact Quivira at 620-486-2393 call between 8:00-4:00 for more information.  

Night Tour-November 2, 2018 (Backup Date November 10th)

Ride along with Refuge staff and find wildlife at night by spotlight!  It's fun and exciting.  Note:  this tour is for Friends of Quivira members Only!    See how you can become a menber of Frends of Quivira and join the fun!!   Pre-registration is required for the night tour:   Contact Quivira at 620-486-2393 call between 8:00-4:00 for more information.