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Topeka Membership Region

About

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
Douglas99,62071
Franklin24,7841
Osage16,7122
Shawnee169,87159
Total310,987133

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

Regional Events

These are upcoming and past events held in this region.

TitleDateCounty
Fall Public Garden Tour - KU Native Medicinal Plant Research GardenSaturday, Sep 17th, 2016Douglas
4th Annual GHF Native Plant SaleSaturday, May 14th, 2016Douglas
SPRING OPEN HOUSE & PLANT FUNDRAISERSaturday, May 7th, 2016Douglas
Morel Mushroom Identification WorkshopFriday, Mar 4th, 2016Douglas
Kaw Valley Seed FairSaturday, Feb 13th, 2016Douglas
Kaw Valley Eagles DaySaturday, Jan 23rd, 2016Douglas
Fall Workday: Clear Bush Honeysuckle along Shunga CreekSaturday, Nov 7th, 2015Shawnee
Seed collecting for Baker Wetlands restorations #2 of 2Saturday, Oct 17th, 2015Douglas
Seed collecting for Baker Wetlands Restorations #1 of 2Sunday, Oct 4th, 2015Douglas
Free State Prairie WalkSaturday, Aug 29th, 2015Douglas
Grant-Bradbury Prairie WalkThursday, Jun 25th, 2015Shawnee
Prairie Parks of Shawnee CountyTuesday, Jun 23rd, 2015Shawnee
Hidden Valley Trails DaySaturday, Jun 6th, 2015Douglas
Powell Memorial Pollinator GardenSaturday, Jun 6th, 2015Shawnee
Go Native: From Plain to Prairie, Restored Prairie TourSaturday, May 30th, 2015Douglas
GHF Native Plant SaleSaturday, May 16th, 2015Douglas
Ethnobotany Field Day with Kelly KindscherFriday, May 15th, 2015Douglas
Woodland Wildflower Walk along Shunga CreekSaturday, May 9th, 2015Shawnee
Prairie Spirit Trail State Park Open HouseSaturday, Apr 25th, 2015Franklin
Hidden Valley Pollinator Project Kick-offWednesday, Apr 22nd, 2015Douglas
Spring Planting and Workday at Hidden Valley CampSaturday, Apr 11th, 2015Douglas
Go Native: From Plain to Prairie, Workshop #3 of 3: Prairie Management & Invasive Species ControlThursday, Apr 9th, 2015Douglas
Cedar Crest Woodland Wildflower WalkTuesday, Apr 7th, 2015Shawnee
Spring Workday: Clear Bush Honeysuckle along Shunga CreekWednesday, Mar 25th, 2015Shawnee
Douglas Tallamy Lecture: Bringing Nature HomeSaturday, Mar 21st, 2015Douglas
Go Native: From Plain to Prairie, Workshop #2 of 3: Conducting a RestorationThursday, Mar 12th, 2015Douglas
Go Native: From Plain to Prairie, Workshop #1 of 3: Preparing for a RestorationThursday, Feb 26th, 2015Douglas
Winter Tree ID WalkSaturday, Feb 21st, 2015Shawnee
Kaw Valley Seed FairSaturday, Feb 14th, 2015Douglas
Kaw Valley Eagles DaySaturday, Jan 24th, 2015Douglas

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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