The Kansas outdoors will be celebrated Saturday when the Kansas Wildlife Federation hosts a special program during its annual convention.
The event, called Let’s Get Outside Together, will include a full schedule of activities and talks at Acorns Resort on Milford Lake.
During the morning session from 10 a.m. to noon, participants can sign up for fishing trips or lake tours, take part in activities at the Milford Nature Center, attend a family fishing clinic presented by Fishing’s Future, or listen to a talk about the importance of water conservation in Kansas.
In the afternoon session, there will be an archery clinic and talks on the importance of bees and pollinators, and the controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline.
An auction and happy hour will begin at 5 p.m. at the Acorns Conference Center, with dinner, a talk by keynote speaker Noppadol Paothong, a nationally known photographer, and the Conservation Achievement Program awards to follow.
The event is open to the public. Registration fee is $50 for adults and $15 for youth 12 and under. That includes day and evening activities and two meals.
Registration will be accepted at the door or by calling David Zumbaugh at 913-626-4349.
Acorns Resort is located at 3710 Farnum Creek Road, Milford, Kan.