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Topeka Membership Region

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Membership regions were developed to foster more local involvement. Regional names are based on the name of the largest city in the region.

Regional Leader

Jeff Hansen

Regional Counties

CountyPopulationMembers
Douglas99,6207
Franklin24,7840
Osage16,7121
Shawnee169,87114
Total310,98722

Counties in this region: Douglas, Franklin, Osage, Shawnee

Regional Events

These are upcoming and past events held in this region.

TitleDateCounty
Fall Fun Workday at Hidden Valley CampSunday, Nov 11th, 2018Douglas
Climate Change and the Tallgrass PrairieWednesday, Nov 7th, 2018Douglas
Fall Workday: Clear Honeysuckle along Shunga CreekSaturday, Nov 3rd, 2018Shawnee
Local Authors Outside: Jake Vail & Doug HittSaturday, Oct 20th, 2018Douglas
Nature Book ClubFriday, Oct 19th, 2018Douglas
Divide and Multiply: Seed Collection, Plant Propagation and Preparing Your Garden for WinterSaturday, Sep 22nd, 2018Douglas
GHF Fall Native Plant Sale - Day 2Thursday, Sep 20th, 2018Douglas
Fall Workday & Monarch Tagging at Hidden Valley CampSunday, Sep 16th, 2018Douglas
GHF Fall Native Plant SaleThursday, Sep 13th, 2018Douglas
GHF Wildlife in the Garden WorkshopThursday, Aug 23rd, 2018Douglas
Nature Book ClubFriday, Aug 17th, 2018Douglas
GHF Oak Hill Garden MaintenanceSaturday, Aug 11th, 2018Douglas
GHF Native Plant Garden TourSaturday, Jul 7th, 2018Douglas
Nature Book ClubFriday, Jun 15th, 2018Douglas
Akin Prairie Wildflower WalkSaturday, Jun 2nd, 2018Douglas
Hidden Valley Trails DaySaturday, Jun 2nd, 2018Douglas
Birding with J. Drew LanhamFriday, May 25th, 2018Douglas
Distinguished Black Birder, J. Drew Lanham,Thursday, May 24th, 2018Douglas
6th Annual GHF Native Plant SaleSaturday, May 19th, 2018Douglas
Local Authors Outside: Kelly KindscherSunday, May 6th, 2018Douglas
Baldwin Woods native forest tourSaturday, Apr 28th, 2018Douglas
Hometown Habitat, Documentary FilmTuesday, Apr 24th, 2018Shawnee
cancelling April 20, 2018 meeting of Nature Book ClubFriday, Apr 20th, 2018Douglas
Landscaping with Native PlantsThursday, Apr 19th, 2018Douglas
Spring Planting and Workday at Hidden Valley CampSaturday, Apr 14th, 2018Douglas
Make Paper with Native PLANTSSaturday, Apr 14th, 2018Douglas
Local Authors Outside: Kelly BarthSaturday, Apr 14th, 2018Douglas
Birding Basics: Plants for BirdsWednesday, Apr 11th, 2018Douglas
Plants for Birds: Restoring Bird Habitat One Garden at a TimeMonday, Mar 26th, 2018Douglas
Native Plant Gardening BasicsThursday, Mar 15th, 2018Douglas
Kaw Valley Herbs Study GroupTuesday, Mar 13th, 2018Douglas
Natural Areas and Historic Sites of Douglas CountySaturday, Mar 10th, 2018Douglas
Natural Areas and Historic Sites of Douglas CountySaturday, Mar 3rd, 2018Douglas
Natural Areas and Historic Sites of Douglas CountyTuesday, Feb 20th, 2018Douglas
Nature Book ClubFriday, Feb 16th, 2018Douglas
Natural Areas and Historic Sites of Douglas CountyThursday, Feb 15th, 2018Douglas
Local Authors Outside: Ken LassmanSaturday, Jan 27th, 2018Douglas
Local Authors Outside: Elizabeth SchultzSaturday, Jan 6th, 2018Douglas
Local Authors Outside: Denise Low + Thomas Pecore WesoSaturday, Dec 30th, 2017Douglas
Local Authors OutsideSaturday, Dec 16th, 2017Douglas
Nature Book ClubFriday, Dec 15th, 2017Douglas
Hidden Valley Workday and Native Woods RestorationSunday, Nov 12th, 2017Douglas
Prairie Acre Open HouseTuesday, Oct 24th, 2017Douglas
NEW! Nature Book ClubFriday, Oct 20th, 2017Douglas
Papermaking from Plant Fiber Workshop #2Saturday, Oct 14th, 2017Shawnee
Papermaking from Plant Fiber Workshop #1Saturday, Oct 7th, 2017Shawnee
River City - Water MattersMonday, Oct 2nd, 2017Douglas
GHF Fall Native Plant SaleThursday, Sep 14th, 2017Douglas
Free State Prairie CelebrationSunday, Aug 20th, 2017Douglas
Akin Prairie Wildflower Walk led by Kelly KindscherSaturday, Jun 3rd, 2017Douglas
Hidden Valley Trails DaySaturday, Jun 3rd, 2017Douglas
5th Annual GHF Native Plant SaleSaturday, May 20th, 2017Douglas
Topeka Zoo Native Flower SaleSaturday, May 13th, 2017Shawnee
Native Plants for Your Yard or GardenMonday, Apr 24th, 2017Douglas
Hidden Valley Camp Spring Planting and WorkdaySaturday, Apr 8th, 2017Douglas
March Evening Workday: Clear Bush Honeysuckle along Shunga CreekThursday, Mar 16th, 2017Shawnee
March Workday: Clear Bush Honeysuckle along Shunga Creek [CANCELLED]Saturday, Mar 11th, 2017Shawnee
Kelly Kindscher Speaking on EchinaceaTuesday, Mar 7th, 2017Douglas
Winter Workday: Clear Bush Honeysuckle along Shunga CreekSaturday, Feb 11th, 2017Shawnee
Native Plant Presentation and Book Signing with Alan BranhagenThursday, Feb 2nd, 2017Douglas
KNPS Winter Board MeetingSaturday, Jan 21st, 2017Franklin

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Regional Cities

Information is ordered by county and city population

CountyCityPopulation
DouglasLawrence80,098
DouglasEudora4,307
DouglasBaldwin City3,400
DouglasLecompton608
FranklinOttawa11,921
FranklinWellsville1,606
FranklinPomona923
FranklinRichmond510
FranklinWilliamsburg351
FranklinPrinceton317
FranklinLane256
FranklinRantoul241
OsageOsage City3,034
OsageCarbondale1,478
OsageLyndon1,038
OsageBurlingame1,017
OsageOverbrook947
OsageScranton724
OsageQuenemo468
OsageMelvern429
OsageOlivet64
ShawneeTopeka122,377
ShawneeSilver Lake1,358
ShawneeAuburn1,121
ShawneeRossville1,014
ShawneeWillard86