• Water Rights Discussion *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Call today to register for our FREE workshop: August 31  |  9am - Noon  |  868 Road 290 Americus, KS Discussing Water Rights: A Mid-Western Pastime Hear from experts on: water appropriations, 404 and 401 permits, water quality in a watershed, and watershed districts. View the components of a working watershed lake and a stream bank stabilization project. Call (620)767-5111x110  to register.   Lunch provided for those who reserve a spot - call today! .                      Brought to you by the Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams and the Twin Lakes WRAPS project.
    Posted Aug 17, 2017, 7:46 AM by Kansas Alliance for Wetland and Streams
  • Toronto Lake Info and Evening Tour Thursday, August 10 | 6:00 PM – DuskCross Timbers State Park Office | 144 Hwy 105Enjoy an evening of information aboutToronto Lake & a Tour of the Dam & GatesRSVP to Cross Timbers State Park Office620-637-2213 by Monday, August 7(Limited to first 50 callers)Presenters: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas Department of WildlifeParks and Tourism, Toronto WRAPS, Greenwood County ConservationDistrict, Kansas Water Office, Kansas State University ExtensionThis Event funded in part through Sec 319 of the Clean Water Act
    Posted Jul 18, 2017, 8:34 AM by Kansas Alliance for Wetland and Streams
  • Registration for FREE Playa Workshop Now Open! The Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams invites you to ourPlaya Lake Workshop and TourJanuary 10-11, 2017 (Click here to register online!)Registration and lunch is FREE for playa lake landowners on BOTH days, thanks to our sponsors!Join us for state of the art information and program delivery management options for playa lakes in Kansas.  January 10, 2017: Optional Landowner Tour (see attached itinerary).January 11, 2017: Workshop at the Garden City, KS Finnup Center for Conservation EducationThe one day Playa Lake Workshop at the Garden City Finnup Center will feature four well- known speakers who have decades of playa lake experience in management, ecology, hydrology research, and program cost delivery. Three local playa lake ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2017, 8:01 AM by Kansas Alliance for Wetland and Streams
  • Duck Hunters and Private Landowners Appreciate Wetland Workshop Pleasanton, Kansas - The Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge hosted a wetland workshop for landowners, producers and wetland managers on October 1st, 2016.  The event was organized by the Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams with support from The Nature Conservancy, Ducks Unlimited, WESTAR Energy, Star Seed Company, Natural Resource Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and Missouri Department of Conservation. “I really appreciated this focused day on waterfowl habitat,” said Brad Bradley, a landowner who attended the workshop.  “It was a brilliant idea to involve surrounding local private landowners in the conservation efforts for waterfowl, and the agencies and biologists cooperated very well to pull off such an informative and ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 1:00 PM by Kansas Alliance for Wetland and Streams
  • Flint Hills Stream the Subject of Holistic Watershed Management Plan September 22, 2016Funding from Kingsbury Family Foundation Supports Conservation ResearchManhattan, Kansas - A project to develop and implement a holistic watershed management plan for a heritage stream in the Flint Hills recently received additional funding support from the Kingsbury Foundation in Kansas. The Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams (KAWS) has been working through partnerships for a decade to build technology that can find and show the largest issues affecting our streams, rivers, wetlands and water bodies.The project has been ongoing, but the new funding will assist with further research and validation of the existing tools, which include GIS, online mapping and flood analysis. This phase of the project will be completed by the end of 2018. Scientists ...
    Posted Sep 22, 2016, 12:13 PM by Kansas Alliance for Wetland and Streams
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