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Organizations > Environmental/Conservation

Conservation Districts in Kansas
part of a nationwide grass roots organization made up of people that collectively promote the wise management of our natural resources for sustained use.
Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams (KAWS)
foster the protection, enhancement, and establishment of wetlands and riparian areas.
Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE)
conservation and environmental education network.
Kansas Center for Agricultural Resources and the Environment (KCARE)
coordinate and enhance research, extension and teaching activities pertaining to environmental issues related to agriculture.
Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops (KCSAAC)
support small family-owned farms in Kansas through research, education and outreach.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
agency in charge of environmental regulation.
KDHE Bureau of Environmental Field Services
administers all environmental program operations at the six KDHE district offices and provides scientific, technical and operational support for KDHE Division of Environment programs.
KDHE Bureau of Water
administers programs related to public water supplies, wastewater treatment systems, the disposal of sewage, and nonpoint sources of pollution.
KDHE Division of Environment
links to bureaus related to environmental issues.
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
managing and promoting the wildlife and natural resources of our state.
Kansas Environmental Leadership Program (KELP)
preparing individuals to practice collaborative leadership to bring about positive environmental change for the future of Kansas.
Kansas Forest Service
agency in charge of forest conservation.
Kansas Natural Resource Council (KNRC)
environmental group focused exclusively on Kansas issues; founded in 1981.
Kansas Rural Center
promotes the long-term health of the land and its people through research, education, and advocacy.
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Kansas
Kansas NRCS programs, US Department of Agriculture (USDA) - help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment.
Playa Lakes Joint Venture
a conservation partnership whose mission is to create sustainable landscapes for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and humans.
Sierra Club - Kansas chapter
explore, enjoy and protect the planet
State Conservation Commission (SCC)
administers conservation programs designed to enable local entities and individuals to protect and enhance Kansas' natural resources.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7
serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and 9 Tribal Nations
STORET Database Access
water quality data
Surf Your Watershed
watershed data search
US Fish and Wildlife Service Region 6
mountain-prairie region of US Fish and Wildlife includes Kansas programs.