Supporting Kansas through Super Funds

Focal Region: Great Open Spaces

Focal Landscape: Various, primarily Flint Hills

Location: Private and public lands in Kansas

Cost estimate of completed project: $94,400; NWTF contribution: $46,685

Overview: NWTF Super Funds in Kansas have been provided to support prescribed burning on both private and public lands to improve many acres of wildlife habitat by controlling undesirable woody species and improving grass and forb species.

Description of work:

  • Provide prescribed burn equipment for Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and Fort Riley
  • Provide prescribed fire equipment for several prescribed burn associations, including Ninnesscah Valley PBA, Tri-County PBA and Gypsum Hills PBA

Species targeted: wild turkeys, northern bobwhite quail, ring-necked pheasant, white-tailed deer and mule deer

Partners: Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism; Department of Defense; prescribed burn associations; private landowners

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