The state of Kansas has chosen many different things for official
including a variety of animals and plants.
Click on the pictures above to learn more about each one!
Kansas also has a state soil, the Harney Silt Loam,
which covers 4 million acres of the western part of the state.
To learn more about it, click here
(This is a 68K pdf file created by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.)
For more information about the Kansas State Symbols,
see the Kansas
State Historical Society website.
Got them all memorized?
Then take the Kansas
State Symbols Quiz!.
Questions or comments? Send Email to Jim Mason
Or write us at:
Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th Street North
Wichita, KS 67220-2200