Request a wildflower hike or program

About the Volunteers

KNPS has eager volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge on native plants such as wildflowers. If you would you like to volunteer with KNPS, see our volunteer opportunities.

Educational Offerings

Our volunteers can present information on native plants in two methods.

  • Lead a wildflower/native plant hike. Most are done in May, June, September, and October.
  • Give a program on native plants.
  • Offer a workshop on plant related topics

Wildflower Walk Examples

  • Walks in public parks and lands such as State Fishing Lakes & Federal Reservoirs
  • Walks on private or restricted lands with permission
  • Prairie Walk to see grassland wildflowers and grasses
  • Woodland Walk to see woodland wildflowers & other plants
  • Tree Walk to identify trees

Program Examples and Ideas

  • Landscaping with Native Plants
  • Little Bluestem for State Grass
  • Wildflowers of Northeast Kansas
  • Wildflowers of the Flint Hills
  • Wildflowers of Southeast Kansas
  • Vegetation and Flora of Kansas
  • Native Plants and Insects (pollinators or butterflies)

Workshop Examples

  • Plant Identification
  • Wildflower Photography
  • Collecting and preparing seeds
  • Growing plants from seeds
  • Making paper from plant fiber

Note: Workshops may require a fee for instructor & materials

Request an Education Volunteer

Contact Us to request a volunteer. Include the date(s), location (city), and if you want a walk or a presentation.

We will do our best to find a volunteer to help you.