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 8:30AM to 12:00PM

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 15 Saturday 9:00AM-12:00PM

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.