May 2007

NORTHWEST KANSAS LAKES RISE FROM RECENT MOISTURE

Rainfall helps, but much more needed The past five or six years have not been good ones for lakes in the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) Region 1, the northwest portion of the state extending from Salina in the east to Scott City in the south. Drought has plagued the area, and many lakes have been so low that boat ramps are s ... Read More


COALITION AIMS TO SUPPORT FARM BILL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

Kansas Conservation Coalition to lobby congressional delegation In an effort to help build support for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) programs in the next federal Farm Bill, environmental, civic, and landowner organizations, along with several state agencies and private businesses, ha ... Read More


STATE FARM AIDS KANSAS WILDSCAPE’S O.K. KIDS WITH GRANT

Insurance company offers monetary, personal help with events State Farm Insurance Company has approved a $20,000 grant to support Kansas Wildscape Foundation’s Outdoor Kansas for Kids (O.K. Kids) Program. The O.K. Kids program is a growing statewide effort with approximately 50 event locations where youth can participate in a variety of outd ... Read More