A Pocket Guide to
Common Kansas Mammals

The information within the
Mammal's Den is also found in the

"Pocket Guide to
Common Kansas Mammals"
.

This informative and comprehensive booklet was published by the Friends of the Great Plains Nature Center.  It was underwritten by the Chickadee Checkoff Program, Vulcan Chemicals and the Westar Energy Green Team.

The co-authors were Bob Gress, the Director of the Great Plains Nature Center, and George Potts, a biology professor at Friends University in Wichita.

The purpose of the Pocket Guide and the Mammal's Den is to help you identify and gain an appreciation for the diversity of mammals in Kansas.

Check out the other GPNC Pocket Guides!

The Pocket Guide to Kansas Raptors
is online as the RAPTOR'S ROOST.

The Pocket Guide to Kansas Threatened and Endangered Species is online as the
KANSAS WILDLIFE REFUGE.

The Pocket Guide to Kansas Snakes
is online as the SNAKE'S BURROW.

The Pocket Guide to Great Plains Shorebirds
is online as the PEEP'S PUDDLE.

The Pocket Guide to Kansas Freshwater Mussels
is online as the MUSSEL BED.

The Pocket Guide to Great Plains Waterbirds is online as the SHORELINE.

The Pocket Guide to Kansas Flint Hills Wildflowers and Grasses is online as the MEADOW.

The Pocket Guide to Common Kansas Butterflies is available as a pdf download.

The Pocket Guide to Common Kansas Backyard Birds is available as a pdf download.

The Pocket Guide to Kansas Red Hills Wildflowers is available as a pdf download.

A Pocket Guide to Common Kansas Mammals

Pick up your copy of
A Pocket Guide to
Common Kansas Mammals

or any of our other pocket guides
at the Great Plains Nature Center.

Individual copies may be picked up for free
at our front desk.

Copies can be mailed to you for
$3.00 each, postpaid. 
Make your check out to:
"Friends of the GPNC"
and mail it to:
Owl's Nest Gift Shop
Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th Street N.
Wichita, KS 67220

Be sure to specify which guide(s) you are ordering and include your full mailing address!

 

This GPNC Pocket Guide was made possible with financial support from the following sponsors:

Chickadee Checkoff logo- The Chickadee Checkoff is a voluntary donation program for nongame projects in Kansas. Taxpayers are able to contribute by assigning any amount they wish on the appropriate line on their individual income tax form. Since 1980, the Chickadee Checkoff has distributed over four million dollars to projects that help endangered species, assist in reintroduction efforts of sensitive species, support the popular Outdoor Wildlife Learning Sites program at schools, and hundreds of other nongame conservation projects.

Glenn Springs logo - Occidental Chemical Corporation, (OxyChem) is a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation.   It manufactures vinyls and specialty chemical products, plus chlorine and caustic soda - the building blocks of pharmaceuticals, water disinfectants and detergents.   OxyChem endeavors to safeguard the environment, protect the safety and health of employees and neighboring communities.

Glenn Springs Holdings, Inc. (GSHI), located in Lexington Kentucky, manages environmental restoration projects for Occidental Petroleum Corporation.  Our scientists, engineers and managers are dedicated to preserving th eenvironment.   Lands once degraded by industrial activities are remediated to restore natural habitat and nourish wildlife.

Westar logo- Westar Energy, Inc. is the largest utility in Kansas serving nearly 700,000 customers with about 35,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines. Since 1989, their employees have operated an environmental team. The Green Team members volunteer hours to improve wildlife habitat through wetland creation and restoration and native grass and tree planting. They build bridges and trails and work to protect and reintroduce sensitive plant and animal species. The Green Team can be contacted at 785-575-8125 or at Ben.Postlethwait@Westarenergy.com

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Mammal's Den
Text: George Potts and Bob Gress
Design: Jim Mason

Questions or comments?  Send Email to Jim Mason Spidey
Or write us at: 
Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th Street North
Wichita, KS 67220-2200             Call:  316-683-5499            Fax:  316-688-9555