(Mentzelia decapetala) opens its blooms in the evening for nocturnal pollinators and closes up again before sunrise.
Chalk lily (Mentzelia decapetala) opens its blooms in the evening for nocturnal 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.

  • Summer 2019

    Summer 2019

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    Prairie stewards fill the restoration gap, growing native seed at Smoky Valley Ranch and progress at Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park.

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  • Spring 2019

    Spring 2019

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    Reflecting on 30 years of conservation in Kansas, new protection in the Flint Hills, Wings & Wetlands Festival and support for landowners in the Flint Hills and Red Hills.

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  • Kansas

    Year-End Report 2018

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    The first conservation easement in the Red Hills and important in-holdings at Smoky Valley Ranch and Cheyenne Bottoms led the way for TNC's ambitious goal of doubling land protection in Kansas.

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  • Fall 2018

    Fall 2018

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    Preserves host university research, mourning Wayne Lebsack, Nobel Prize winning scientist joins board

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  • Winter 2018

    Winter 2018

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    Green development for the Blue River, putting the pieces together at Smoky Valley Ranch, first Red Hills conservation easement

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