Upcoming Events

  • Wed
    10
    Jan
    2018
    Thu
    11
    Jan
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    13
    Jan
    2018
    10:00 am - 1:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    16
    Jan
    2018
    6:30 pmAnita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month. Join us in the Lewis and Clark rooms for a program on Saw-whet Owls in Missouri by Ethan Duke and Dana Ripper of Missouri River Bird Observatory.

  • Wed
    17
    Jan
    2018
    Thu
    18
    Jan
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    31
    Jan
    2018
    Thu
    01
    Feb
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    10
    Feb
    2018
    10:00 am - 1:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    14
    Feb
    2018
    Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    24
    Feb
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    28
    Feb
    2018
    Thu
    01
    Mar
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    01
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    03
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    07
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    07
    Mar
    2018
    Thu
    08
    Mar
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sun
    11
    Mar
    2018
    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Burroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    20
    Mar
    2018
    6:30 pmAnita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center - Nature’s Bounty classroom

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month. Burroughs member, Dianne Van Dien, has studied Turkey Vultures for several years. Join us for a fascinating look at this familiar, but enigmatic, bird of prey.

  • Wed
    21
    Mar
    2018
    Thu
    22
    Mar
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    04
    Apr
    2018
    Thu
    05
    Apr
    2018
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018
    Mon
    28
    May
    2018
    24/7Within a 100-mile radius of Downtown Kansas City

    Join the fun of birding while raising funds for Burroughs Audubon! Gather pledges, and see how many species you and team members can identify in a day of birding. Plan your event by visiting the KS and MO Listserv pages, The Great Missouri Birding Trail site, and eBird.org. See official rules for more details, and thank you for your support!

  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018
    8:30 - 10:30 a.m.Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

    This is a FREE event sponsored by Burroughs Audubon and the Osage Trails Missouri Master Naturalists. Creating a team name, children under the age of 18 can enter with 2-3 youth teammates and an adult sponsor. Then try to find and identify as many bird species as possible during this 2-hour event. To enter, register at: kcbirdathon AT gmail DOT com. Please sign up by April 1, 2018. Registration is limited; first-come, first-served. An adult sponsor who will accompany the team is required. Questions? Contact Sara at (816) 356-6986.

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  • Tue
    17
    Apr
    2018
    6:45 pmAnita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center - Lewis & Clark Room

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month. Spiders! - No one should be afraid of these eight-legged wonders, especially after hearing all about them from Betsy Betros, Kansas Master Naturalist, outstanding photographer and longtime bug and critter fan! Join us to hear about the benefits and unique characteristics of our native arachnids.

  • Thu
    19
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Sat
    21
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Wed
    25
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    26
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    28
    Apr
    2018
    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Backyard Bird Center

    Spring Native Plant Sale from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at Backyard Bird Center, 6212 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO. Please call Missouri Wildflower Nursery with pre-orders by Tuesday, April 24 at 573-496-3492 or email: mowldflrs@socket.net.

  • Thu
    03
    May
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    05
    May
    2018
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Weston Bend State Park, Weston, MO

    A free festival at Weston Bend State Park for everyone! Games, Arts & Crafts, Guided Bird Hikes, Bird Banding, and Live Birds of Prey. More than 30 stations about bird migration and the importance of conservation of habitat.

    Click here for an event flyer, and visit the Wings Over Weston Facebook page for more information and event updates.

  • Wed
    09
    May
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    15
    May
    2018
    6:45 pmSwope Park's Lake Lodge

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month. Award-winning nature and conservation photographer, Noppadol Paothong, will discuss and display photographs from his new book, 'Sage Grouse, Icon of the West'. We'll meet at Lake Lodge in Swope Park. Click here for directions.

  • Thu
    17
    May
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    The mysterious and dynamic world of the unseen. If not for these micro-organisms a vital nutrient would be missing from the food chains of life. From the oxygen we breathe to the food for everything from hydra to whales, all rely on Plankton. Microscopy Lab included. Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018
    6:00 pmThe Farmhouse Restaurant

    Yes, in JUNE and on a Thursday evening. The program "Protecting Birds by Restoring Grasslands." Grassland birds and other wildlife are the focus of an exciting new initiative – National Audubon Society’s Conservation Ranching Program. Dinner will feature grass-fed beef sourced from Dave Haubein’s Audubon-certified ranch in southwest Missouri and sold by retailer Jake Davis, owner of the mid-Missouri based Root Cellar. Roger Still, a former Audubon executive who works on projects related to food and nature globally, will talk with Dave and Jake about the way dinner tables across America can help save our grassland birds. Registration is limited to 60 people. Beef or vegetarian option. $50.00 per person. Click here for registration form. The Farmhouse is located at 300 Delaware St, Kansas City, MO 64105.

  • Wed
    13
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Jumping, hunting, weaving, and spinning--Midwest spiders and arachnids rule the world of the unseen. They are beneficial and valuable to even precious, and life without them would be unbearable. Their services are indispensable. Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    The mysterious and dynamic world of the unseen. If not for these micro-organisms a vital nutrient would be missing from the food chains of life. From the oxygen we breathe to the food for everything from hydra to whales, all rely on Plankton. Microscopy Lab included. Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Thu
    21
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Jumping, hunting, weaving, and spinning--Midwest spiders and arachnids rule the world of the unseen. They are beneficial and valuable to even precious, and life without them would be unbearable. Their careers are indispensable. Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    The epic tale of dinosaurs remains with us today. Identification, behavior, diversity, and value will be discussed at great length. Learn why certain cultures revere them instead of fear them! Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Wed
    11
    Jul
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Chewing, biting, stinging and singing! Missouri's insects rule the summer months. Learning how we really need them just as much as they need us makes for an eye opening experience. Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Thu
    12
    Jul
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    The epic tale of dinosaurs remains with us today. Identification, behavior, diversity, and value will be discussed at great length. Learn why certain cultures revere them instead of fear them! Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Wed
    18
    Jul
    2018
    10:00 a.m. - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Chewing, biting, stinging and singing! Missouri's insects rule the summer months. Learning how we really need them just as much as they need us makes for an eye opening experience. Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Thu
    13
    Sep
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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    15
    Sep
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    18
    Sep
    2018
    6:00 pmEwing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month. Join us as Chris Crabtree of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources takes us on an ecological journey through some of Missouri’s beautiful and diverse State Parks.

  • Wed
    19
    Sep
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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    Oct
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    09
    Oct
    2018
    6:00 pmEwing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

    Please note that this date is the SECOND TUESDAY of the month. Kansas State University Emeritus Professor of Biology, David Rintoul, will describe the ancient and current birds of this beautiful South Pacific archipelago and discuss the successful strategies used by New Zealanders to conserve their beloved birdlife.

  • Thu
    11
    Oct
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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    Oct
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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    27
    Oct
    2018
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    10
    Nov
    2018
    10:00 am - 1:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    13
    Nov
    2018
    6:00 pmEwing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

    Please note that this date is the SECOND TUESDAY of the month. Program TBA.

  • Sat
    08
    Dec
    2018
    10:00 am - 1:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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