On November 3rd, the Kansas Wildlife Federation voted to sign on to a letter promoting coastal and estuarine habitat restoration efforts along with other prominent organizations including American Rivers, American Whitewater, Ducks Unlimited, National Audubon, National Parks Conservation Association, National Wildlife Federation, Outdoor Alliance, Outdoor Industry Association, and Restore America’s Estuaries. A copy of the letter being sent to Congressional leaders and President Obama can be viewed at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/95393322/Habitat%20Restoration%20Support%20Letter.pdf
TRAILS ADVISORY BOARD TO MEET
PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Trails Advisory Board will hold a public meeting at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th Street N, Wichita, Kansas, for the purpose of hearing and discussing projects submitted for funding under the Recreational Trails Fund Act. Signs on the premises will direct visitors to the meeting room. Grant applications are due November 30, 2012. Grant information can be found on the KDWPT website at www.ksoutdoors.com/news/State-Parks/Grants.
Persons interested in commenting on projects should attend this meeting. Grant applicants are encouraged to attend and discuss their proposals. Time for comments will be limited. Final decisions about proposals will not be made at this meeting.
For more information, contact Kathy Pritchett, Trail Grant Coordinator, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, 512 SE 25th Avenue, Pratt, Kansas 67124, or call 620-672-5911. If notified in advance, the department will have an interpreter available for the hearing impaired. To request an interpreter, call the TDD Service at 1-800-766-3777. An individual with a disability may request other accommodations by contacting Kathy Pritchett at 620-672-5911.