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The Nature Conservancy is the largest conservation organization in the state of Kansas. Since 1989, the Conservancy has protected over 100,000 acres of land across the state including tallgrass prairies, wetlands, mixed-grass prairies and short-grass prairies.
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Smoky Valley Ranch is a nearly 17,000 acre short and mixed grass prairie in western Kansas.
Cheyenne Bottoms is a migration rest stop for thousands of shorebirds.
The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a stellar example of prairie conservation.
Cheyenne Bottoms and Avian Program Manager Rob Penner talks about the birds that make this preserve special.
See how fire helps maintain healthy tallgrass prairies.
Learn about some of the Red Hills' creepiest, and coolest, residents.