NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE
An agency in the United States Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) works closely with the local Shawnee County Conservation District (SCCD). The objective of NRCS is to provide individuals and groups with on-site technical recommendations, design and stake-out of conservation practices to address natural resource problems and management. It's goal is to sustain the long term quality of the soil, water, air, plant and animal resources in balance with human needs.
Your local NRCS staff in Topeka, Kansas:
Sara Bassett, District Conservationist
Christy Ronsse, Soil Conservation Technician
3231 SW Van Buren Street, Suite 2
Topeka, KS 66611-2469
Phone: (785) 338-9946
*Fax: (855) 533-5069 *Important, please include: "Attention: Topeka Field Office"
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CONSERVATION DISTRICTS IN KANSAS
Conservation Districts are part of a nationwide grass roots organization made up of people that collectively promote the wise management of our natural resources for sustained use. There are 105 Conservation Districts across Kansas, one in each county in Kansas. Each district is led by a board of five supervisors that are locally elected. These supervisors are not paid for their service on the board.
To contact a Conservation District in Kansas, go to the Kansas Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Conservation web site for up to date information.
Each conservation district has developed programs aimed to address priority concerns for their county. For example, If you own land in Kansas, it is best to contact the district in the county where the land is. This will insure you the best in assistance and knowledge of local conditions.