KU Environs Volunteers at the Field Station
KU Environs has partnered with the KU Field Station to provide student volunteers for regular maintenance of public trails and assistance with special projects. Read more about KU Environs here.
KU Field Station Newsletter
The most recent edition of the Field Station newsletter, News and Notes, can be viewed here. To view copies of former issues, click here. News and Notes is published quarterly. If you would like to have your name put on our mailing list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are a number of self-guided nature trails available at the Field Station. Please see the attached map for more information.
New Weather Station
A new automated weather station has been installed at the Field Station as part of both national and state climatological networks. The data serve broad needs, in addition to supporting the many researchers at the Field Station. Read more about this initiative in the Kansas Water Office newsletter, HydroGram.
New Tallgrass Prairie Site
The Field Station is partnering with The Nature Conservancy in preserving a large parcel of native tallgrass prairie in southern Anderson County, KS. This area provides new opportunities for research and teaching on prairie ecosystems. Click here to view brochure.
Small Grants Program
Since 2003, the University of Kansas Field Station has made available a number of small grants ($300-$500) each year to help support undergraduate and graduate student research at the field station during the summer. We encourage a diversity of research projects--not only ecological studies but projects in history, engineering, geology, geography, and other areas may be funded. For additional information and instructions for application, click here.
Ecology Seminar Series
These talks are held on Fridays at noon in Room 130 Higuchi Hall (Kansas Biological Survey). Topics are of broad interest to ecologists and environmental scientists and are open to all. Click here for the schedule. Bring a lunch and come join us!
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department
The EEB Department hosts a regular seminar series, with presentations on Thursdays at 3:45 p.m. in 1005 Haworth Hall. Click here to see upcoming speakers.