Friends of the Kaw’s education programs have lots of opportunities in the spring and fall.  Please check out the many fun activities that need volunteer assistance.  Contact Laura Calwell, Education Director at or 913 963 3460 for more information or to volunteer at a specific event.


IMG_0746We can always use interested adults (either trained or not) when we work with students to test water as part of the KAW Project.  Here’s our 2017 fall schedule so far – we’ll have lots more opportunities:

Free State High School,  4700 Overland Dr, Lawrence, KS 66049 (for our Greenwish Grant)

Wednesday, September 20, 9:00am to 2:30pm

Thursday, September 21, 8:00am to 3:00pm

John Diemer Elementary9600 Lamar, Overland Park, KS, 66207 (for our Johnson County contract.) Water testing site to be determined.

Tuesday, October 3, 10:00 to 11:30 and 1:00 to 2:30

Monticello Trails Middle School, 6100 Monticello Rd., Shawnee, KS 66226 (for our Johnson County contract.)  Water testing on Clear Creek just south of the school.

Wednesday, October 18, 7:45 to 11:30 and 12:45 to 3:00

Thursday, October 19,  7:45 to 11:30 and 12:45 to 3:00

Tuesday, October 24,  7:45 to 11:30 and 12:45 to 3:00

Wednesday, October 25,  7:45 to 11:30 and 12:45 to 3:00