Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - wildlife Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:15:55 GMT Whooping Cranes at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/29/Whooping-Cranes-at-Quivira-National-Wildlife-Refuge/2911/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Witt-5241.jpg'/><br/> Catching a glimpse of any wildlife is always an exciting experience, but to see rare species in a natural habitat is a rare and treasured opportunity. In this delicate shift from fall to winter, the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge welcomes winged visitors who are in the midst of their migration. One such bird is the whooping crane. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/29/Whooping-Cranes-at-Quivira-National-Wildlife-Refuge/2911/ Hidden Treasures Along Wilson Lake Backroads http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/1/Hidden-Treasures-Along-Wilson-Lake-Backroads/2125/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/7314332028_6743a39612_q.jpg'/><br/> One of our favorite areas of the state is Wilson Lake in north central Kansas. The lake and surrounding area are some of the most scenic places in Kansas. Everything changes with the seasons ... Fri, 01 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/1/Hidden-Treasures-Along-Wilson-Lake-Backroads/2125/ It IS an adventure: Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/21/It-IS-an-adventure-Rolling-Hills-Wildlife-Adventure/1124/ Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure, west of Salina, is a unique combination of zoo and museum that gives you an up close and personal look at rare and endangered species. The facility started with one ... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/21/It-IS-an-adventure-Rolling-Hills-Wildlife-Adventure/1124/