Convention 2015 is awaiting you in Wichita, Kansas!
When: Thursday, June 25 through Saturday 27, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 both the Wild Feline Husbandry and Wildlife Educator’s Courses are taught
Where: Wichita Airport La Quinta Inn and Suites, 5500 West Kellogg Drive, Wichita, Kansas 67209.
About La Quinta:
La Quinta Inn and Suites provides free airport shuttle and transportation to local destinations within 3 miles. There’s plenty of parking, high speed internet, the Flyers restaurant, a fitness center, indoor pool and Jacuzzi spa. We’ll dine on complimentary hot buffet breakfast each morning to get us started. The FCF room rate is $95, good three days before and after convention. Reserve your room now, as space is limited and our block is only guaranteed until June 10th. Call 800-255-6484 and mention FCF to reserve your rooms at our group rate.
We’ll be visiting Tanganyika Wildlife Park, voted by the Wichita Family Magazine as the #1 "Best Place for Family" in Wichita. The Park is home to over 300 animals, including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and animals you can directly interact with. From black-footed penguins to red panda, and black rhinoceros, the park boasts have some of the most rare, endangered and interactive animals in Kansas. And there’s plenty of feline species to satisfy the FCF, including snow leopards, clouded leopards, white tigers, Eurasian lynx, caracal, cheetah, serval, jaguars and Amur leopards.
Home to 3,000 animals of 400 species, the Sedgwick County Zoo is a major attraction in Wichita, and we will be
visiting it as well. Lions, Amur leopards, Amur tigers,
cougar, and jaguar can be seen on exhibit. Other noteworthy mammals include red panda, African painted dogs, red river hogs, and Sumatran orangutan. Sedgwick
offers feeding and training demonstrations, and we will be
learning from their keepers as well.