Reminder, Bison Are Wild Animals
Windmill Pasture is home to the bison herd. They have been quite active in recent weeks. Please stay on the trails and use caution in their vicinity. Do not come in close contact with the bison. Allow at least 100 yards between you and the herd. More »
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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Students will use science to perform scientific research to learn about the tallgrass prairie ecosystem and the importance of grasshoppers, fire, and aquatic invertebrates to the prairie.
- Curriculum Units
- Aquatic Studies, Biodiversity, Biology: Plants, Botany, Writing
Did You Know?
Kansas was once the bed of a vast inland sea. The unique, stairstep landscape of the Flint Hills was formed through a process of differential erosion. Erosion washed away the soft shale layers and left the tougher layers of limestone and flint to form the hilltops and prominent benches.