Tag: conservation

TOPEKA — The U.S. Mint on Thursday released a new coin set honoring Kansas’ Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, the only site within the National Park Service dedicated to the natural history of the tallgrass prairie.…

GARDEN CITY — Three years ago, rancher and farmer Jay Young got intrigued by a YouTube video. A North Dakota farmer championed the idea of cover crops — plants that would be considered weeds in…

Know a Kansas farmer, rancher or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2019 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award®. Nominees are being sought for a…

BERLIN (AP) — Plastic knives just won’t cut it any longer, if the European Union has its way. The 28-nation bloc moved closer today to banning single-use straws, plates, cutlery and cotton swabs after officials…