Pioneer Bluffs

Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage

Our Mission

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Located on the historic Rogler Ranch just north of Matfield Green, the Pioneer Bluffs Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage invites ranchers, locals, schools, and visitors seeking a Flint Hills experience to come along with us as we journey through time to explore our history, and join us as we examine contemporary ranching issues.

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Pioneer Bluffs seeks new Executive Director

The Flint Hills Ranching Heritage Center has announced the search for a new executive director.

The successful candidate will be a leader. Ideally, they will have a background in non-profit management, including fundraising and grant writing experience, be detail oriented, enthusiastic about the Flint Hills and ranching, able to organize and work with volunteers and donors, and lead into the future.

Pioneer Bluffs is the Flint Hills Ranching Heritage Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the ranching heritage of the Flint Hills.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application to Nancy Mattke, Board President at or to Pioneer Bluffs address (see footer). Deadline for applications is January 31, 2024.

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Where the Buffalo Roam: A Panel of Bison Experts

The American Bison was named the official state animal of Kansas in 1955.

In mid November, Pioneer Bluffs a hosted celebration of the “Monarch of the Plains”. Events included a panel of Kansas bison experts and a presentation by wildlife trainer, “Buffalo George” LaRoux.

Follow this link to view highlights from the event.

A Pioneer Bluffs Prairie Talk

Now available online!

Featuring storytelling and performance, including a piece on Henry Rogler’s fiddle, this program was recorded in the main barn on 14 October

Sponsored by Humanities Kansas


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