Dredging

  • Friends of the Kaw Receives Awards and Focuses on Dredging Concerns Posted by Laura Herring December 1, 2011 at 8:59 a.m.Friends of the Kaw Receives Two Major Awards Patagonia Environmental Grant: Patagonia has awarded Friends of the Kaw ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2011, 3:47 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Group questions Kaw river dredging   Posted:  By Tim Carpenter  November 15, 2011 - 02:17pm THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL An organization dedicated to preservation of the Kansas River expressed opposition Tuesday to proposed expansion of dredging operations ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2011, 1:01 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
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Nutrients

  • Algae warnings in effect for Kansas lakes   Posted: October 7, 2011 - 6:37am   By The Associated Press     Algae warnings in effect for Kansas lakes Nearly a dozen Kansas lakes remain under warnings or advisories for high levels ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2011, 1:52 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Kansas agencies assessing algae’s impact in lakes BY JOHN MILBURN The Associated Press TOPEKA | State parks officials are assessing the impact of large-scale, blue-green algae blooms at Kansas lakes and reservoirs that kept people and ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2011, 1:46 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Blue-green algae traveling down Kaw By Christine Metz on September 8, 2011 A mass of blue green algae near the shore line of Milford Lake. The algal blooms have wrecked havoc on the lake's ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2011, 1:44 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Concerns about blue-green algae shut down Kaw River Water Treatment Plant By Christine Metz on September 15, 2011 Steve Hall, utility operator at the Kaw River Water Treatment Plant, makes his rounds in this August 2010 file photo, collecting samples of ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2011, 1:41 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Algae outbreak closes Milford Lake   Posted: August 31, 2011 - 8:09am By Associated Press  People planning to spend Labor Day at Milford Lake might want to make new arrangements. The Kansas Department of Health ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2011, 1:34 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
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Kansas River Water Trail

  • Kansas River considered as National Water Trail By Associated Press January 19, 2012Topeka— The federal government has begun the process for designating the Kansas River between Junction City and its junction with the Missouri River near ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2012, 2:15 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Architect wants to create downtown trail under Kansas River bridges By Chad Lawhorn — Lawrence Journal-World November 27, 2011 To Mike Myers’ way of thinking, the little spot between the two downtown Kansas River bridges is one of the more ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2011, 1:34 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Kansas River Water Trail Water Trail Topeka, Kansas   Project Description and Need: The Kansas River, one of only three publicly navigable waterways in Kansas, flows for 170 miles through both urban areas and rural ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2011, 11:05 AM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar Highlights Two Proposed Projects in Kansas to Promote Outdoor Recreation, Conservation Projects Will Be Part of 50-State Report 11/01/2011 Contact: Adam Fetcher, (DOI) 202-208-6416 WASHINGTON — Just days before the release of a 50-state report outlining ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2011, 10:41 AM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • The 101 top conservation projects identified by Interior Department By Associated Press, Published: November 3HELENA, Mont. — Here are the 101 top conservation projects identified in a new Interior Department report released Thursday as part of the America’s ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2011, 9:31 AM by Ramandeep Dulku
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River Advocacy

  • LJWorld Dredging Letter Opinion Dredging issue By Laura Calwell, Friends of the Kaw March 1, 2011 To the editor: Kaw Valley Companies has applied for a permit to open an off-river sand ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2011, 5:25 PM by Dr. Cynthia Annett
  • Sand Pit Mine Delayed Town Talk: sand pit near Eudora gets delayed By Chad Lawhorn — Lawrence Journal-World February 24, 2011 It certainly was a sand through the hourglass type of event Wednesday night ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2011, 11:43 AM by Dr. Cynthia Annett
  • Town Talk: Sand pit operation proposed for site near Perry-Lecompton; Hy-Vee plans for new convenience store on Clinton Parkway up for approval; permit for rural firing range in the crosshairs By Chad LawhornSeptember 22, 2011News and notes from around town:• Sand is big business around these parts. This part of the state isn’t rich with oil or ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2011, 4:17 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
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Messages From the Kansas Riverkeeper

  • Kansas Riverkeeper Receives Award http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/535925/e587c01b00/1519501775/480874dfdf/
    Posted Mar 13, 2012, 10:02 AM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Mapping the Rivers We Love! http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/535925/8ade6b6bee/1519501775/480874dfdf/
    Posted Feb 16, 2012, 9:51 AM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Happy Holidays from Friends of the Kaw http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/535925/2d913c431e/1519501775/aa7206456e/
    Posted Jan 5, 2012, 11:43 AM by Ramandeep Dulku
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Messages from the President

  • From the President December 2010   Dear Friends, As the New Year approaches it is only appropriate that we at Friends of the Kaw reflect upon our accomplishments in 2010 and give thanks to ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2011, 7:01 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • From the President December 2009   Dear Friends:As always, the Kansas Riverkeeper and the Board of Directors for Friends of the Kaw have been hard at work discussing our goals for protecting the ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2011, 7:03 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
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Kansas River in the News

  • City officials working to pinpoint cause of odd odor, taste in drinking water; safety not a concern, they say By Chad LawhornJune 11, 2012Officials at the city’s two water treatment plants are running tests today to determine what is causing odd taste and odor issues with ...
    Posted Jun 15, 2012, 8:35 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • EPA approves Kansas’ list of ‘impaired waters’ By Scott RothschildJune 7, 2012     The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced it has approved Kansas’ list of 1,330 “impaired waters,” which represents a decrease from two years ...
    Posted Jun 15, 2012, 8:31 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Untitled PFellowship brings back UU Forums By Phil Anderson THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL PHIL ANDERSON/THE CAPITAL-JOURNALThe Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Topeka, 4775 S.W. 21st, has reinstituted a weekly forum series on topics revolving ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2012, 1:18 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
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Events

  • 2nd Annual River City Cook Off The 2nd Annual River City Cook Off will be held on Sunday, June 12th at Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. 6th St, Lawrence. Doors will open at 6:00 ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2011, 6:17 PM by Ramandeep Dulku
  • Paddlecraft Saftey Course*  - this is a FREE seminar offered by the U.S. Coast Gauard Auxiliary on Sunday, April 3, 1:00 to 5:00pm at Kansas City Sailing, 725 N.2nd Street ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2011, 12:45 PM by Kansas Riverkeeper
  • Breaking the Silence Conference A community based environmental gathering will take place on March 11 and March 12. This year’s conference themes will explore what we as the American public, should be environmentally ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2011, 7:45 AM by Kansas Riverkeeper
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