National Association of Conservation District - www.nacdnet.org - Across the United States, nearly 3,000 conservation districts—almost one in every county—work directly with landowners to conserve and promote healthy soils, water, forests and wildlife. NACD represents these districts and the more than 17,000 citizens who serve on conservation district governing boards.
Kansas Association of Conservation District - www.kacdnet.orgThe Kansas Association of Conservation Districts is a voluntary, nongovernmental, nonprofit, incorporated organization that was established in 1944, two years before the National Association of Conservation Districts was formed. Its members are the conservation districts located in the state’s 105 counties.
The KACD Board of Directors is composed of five elected members, each of whom represents one of five geographical areas of the state.
Kansas Forest Service www.kansasforests.org- The Agency serves rural landowners, communities, rural fire districts, forest and arboriculture industries, and citizens of the state through its Conservation Tree and Shrub Planting, Fire Management, Community Forestry, Rural Forestry, Marketing and Utilization, and Forest Health programs.
Kansas Watershed and Protection Strategy (KS WRAPS) www.kswraps.org The WRAPS program is unique because the natural resource agencies of Kansas, supported by the Environmental Protection Agency, are seeking citizen and stakeholder input on how to best manage and protect our watersheds. Through WRAPS, local, state and federal program resources are being streamlined to do just that. Participation from stakeholders is essential to the success of the WRAPS program and the future of Kansas’ waters.
Douglas County Research & Extension www.douglas.ksu.edu K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. We are a partnership between Kansas State University and federal, state, and county government, with offices in every Kansas county.
Grassland Heritage Foundation - www.grasslandheritage.org Grassland Heritage Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) land trust organization dedicated to preserving prairies in eastern Kansas through education, stewardship, and land protection. GHF promotes this mission in northeast Kansas, where populations of the federally threatened Mead's milkweed and the Western Prairie Fringed Orchid can be found on tallgrass prairie remnants. Many of these remnants are in need of protection.
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education - https://www.sare.org/ - SARE's mission is to advance—to the whole of American agriculture—innovations that improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education.