Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

A Trip to Ha Ha Tonka by Dave Patton THB Outings Chair

In late March, my wife Kathy and I along with about 20 other outdoor minded individuals spent the weekend exploring Ha Ha Tonka State Park located in the Missouri Ozarks. Ha Ha Tonka State Park contains some of Missouri’s best examples of Karst topography. Hundreds or millions of year
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Volunteers: The Faces of the Sierra Club!

At least twenty Kanza Group volunteers helped educate Kansas City area residents again this spring, by volunteering to promote Sierra Club programs at various events. Pitching our message in the public arena gives us credibility and builds our base; both are critical to our success. T
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Wildflower Walk

WichitaStateUniversityFieldState near Viola, Kansas hosted Southwind members for a rainy day plant identification walk on the bank of the NinnescahRiver.  Professor Don Disler and Art Youngman answered questions and named plants for the group.  Bobbie Keltner was surprised that the ar
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Wichita River Festival

“Keep Your SPLASH in the River Clean” was this year’s motto for Southwind Group’s entry in the 35th Annual Wichita River Festival parade.  Southwind’s float utilized the river festival’s theme “Big Splash” and integrated a super hero theme into the choreography of the participants and
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Forever Wild 2006

Sierra Club Southwind Group joined the Great Plains Earth Institute, Bartlett Arboretum, Dyck Arboretum, Peace and Social Justice Center, Works of Heart, Arkansas River Coalition, Kansas Canoe and Kayak Association, Grandmas Farm, Environmental and Human Health, Eagle Valley Raptor Ce
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