Closeup of white flower buds on a prickly-leaved plant with a desert sunset in the background.
Chalk lily Chalk lilies (Mentzelia decapetala) open their blooms in the evening for crepuscular (active at twilight) pollinators and closes up again before sunrise. © Laura Rose Clawson/TNC

Quarterly newsletters and the annual year-end report are mailed to contributing members with a Kansas address.

  • 2022

    2022 Year in Review

    Saving the last of the tallgrass prairie, a banner year for shorebirds at Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas leads five state grassland initiative, Generations campaign completed

  • Fall 2022

    75 acres added to Anderson County preserve; beef sustainability goals benefit water, land and air, Joan Porsch joins board of trustees

  • Summer 2022

    Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas & New Mexico team up for grasslands

  • Spring 2022

    Using virtual fences to improve water quality and wildlife habitat, shorebirds from Kansas to Brazil (and back again) and the Osage River joins Sustainable Rivers Program.

  • Winter 2021

    Winter 2021

    Announcing a campaign for generations. Learn how your support will repair Kansas' streams, double land protection, establish conservation stewardship on 200,000 acres and encourage energy-efficiency legislation that boosts the economy.

  • 2021

    2021 Year In Review

    Fighting for a lesser prairie-chicken stronghold, legislation to help businesses and farmers finance clean & efficient energy, moving beyond simple protection in the Flint Hills and a campaign for Generations.