Lesser Prairie-Chicken Radio Series

Are you aware that the Lesser Prairie-chicken will be proposed for listing as a threatened and endangered species this September? Do you work, live, or own land in prime prairie-chicken-habitat in western Kansas? How would a threatened and endangered listing affect your operation and land use choices?

These and many more questions will be answered during the course of an upcoming radio series on the Lesser Prairie-chicken. The 8-part series will be hosted by Eric Atkinson and broadcast on the Agriculture Today program. The series will begin July 3, 2012 at 10:36 AM with an overview of the Lesser Prairie-chicken situation by Charlie Lee, Extension wildlife specialist. Subsequent interviews will be broadcasted during the same time slot on Tuesdays throughout July and August. Interviewees will be from Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, Natural Resources Conservation Service,Farm Service AgencyKansas Forest Service, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Broadcasts will be streamed live and then archived on the Agriculture Today website.


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