Arkansas River Advisory Committee website The
Arkansas River Advisory Committee provides a two-way communication link
to the diverse elements within the community and river basin; serves as a
liaison to organizations or interest groups; assists in building a
consensus for the various programs that will be initiated to reduce
pollution in the river; assists in the review and implementation of a
public education program; provides input on the development of a long
range River improvement plan; examines issues relating to building
partnerships with various stakeholders impacting the River Quality;
identifies and evaluates Best Management Practices information; develops
effective legislative support for Arkansas River initiatives; and
performs in other advisory capacities.
Arkansas River Committee
Arkansas River Coalition website River access is one of our
top priorities and paddling is a fun way to become active outdoors and gain a
true appreciation of the natural resources we rely upon.
Audubon Society of Kansas PO Box 47607 Wichita, KS 67201 316-681-2266 www.wichitaaudubon.org We are an association of people who love and enjoy nature and work to preserve it..
Center For Environment & Human Health Wichita State University Fairmount College of Liberal Arts & Science Department of Geology 1845 N Fairmount Box 34 Wichita, KS 67260 www.webs.wichita.edu/cehh/ A state-wide clearing house for environmental, community health related topics and research at WSU. CEHH is dedicated to serving Kansas environmental groups, community coalitions, networks of community members and non-profit health and human service organizations.
Earth Spirit Kansas Earth Spirit Kansas is a support network of citizen activists working to bring about sustainability in Kansas, and to raise public awareness of critical conditions in our natural environment.
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Green Wichita greenwichita.org This website is maintained by the City of Wichita for the purpose of
preserving and improving the natural environment in the south central
Green Biz Wichita Kennedy and Coe 1605 N Waterfront Prkwy #200 Wichita, KS 67206 email@example.com greenbizwichita.org Green Biz Wichita believes that Wichita area businesses can do well for
themselves while doing good for the environment. The group's membership
extends this belief through active education, partnership, advocacy and
recognition programs designed to encourage local businesses to reduce
the environmental impact of their operations while enhancing overall
business performance and sustainability practices.
KACEE Kansas Association for Conservation & Environmental Education 2610 Claflin Road Manhattan, KS 66502 (785)532-3322 Fax: (785)532-3305 http://www.kacee.org/
KACEE is a statewide non-profit association of many public and private agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals.
Please visit our website and learn about how KACEE promotes and provides effective, non-biased, science-based conservation and environmental education to all Kansans.
KCAE Kansans Concerned About Environment 556 N Crestway Wichita, KS 67208 316-665-6977 firstname.lastname@example.org Ecowarrior _at_ eaglecliff.net www.kcae.org KCAE is a membership-based organization and invites anyone to join and participate in promoting environmental responsibility through communication, projects, programs, idea-sharing, and planning.
The Green Team program was created as a way for you to make a difference by incorporating environmentally responsible practices into your daily routine at work and at school. By joining our effort, you can help Kansas lead by example in energy conservation, pollution prevention, and resource preservation.
Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture & Alternative Crops Kansas State University Research & Extension 3029 Throckmorton Hall Manhattan, KS 66506 785-532-1440 http://www.kansassustainableag.org/index.htm KCSAAC's mission is to support small family-owned farms in Kansas through research, education and outreach focused on production, storage, processing, and marketing technologies that will boost small farm profitability, protect natural resources, and enhance rural communities.
Kansas Interfaith Power & Light Climate and Energy Project
website A chapter of the national Interfaith Power and Light - promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and conservation, providing people of faith an opportunity to recognize and fulfill their responsibility for the stewardship of creation.
Kansas Rural Center 304 Pratt P.O.Box 133 Whiting, KS 66552 www.kansasruralcenter.org Since 1979, the Kansas Rural Center (KRC) has worked to strengthen independent family farms and rural communities. By promoting sustainable farming methods, KRC strives to help farmers and rural communities find information and develop ideas that will lead to an environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable agriculture.
The Land Institute 2440 E Water Well Rd Topeka, KS 67401 785-823-5376 www.landinstitute.org The Land Institute's work melds ecology and agronomy. Our programs have been designed to explore basic scientific principles pertinent to a new agriculture. Immodest as it sounds, we think our research, properly developed, can help us break away from the long list of civilizations whose demise was largely the failure of their agricultures.
R L McGregor Herbarium University of KS Bridwell Botanical Research Lab 2045 Constant Ave Lawrence, KS 66047-3429 www.nhm.ku.edu/herbarium/
The Ronald L. McGregor Herbarium is dedicated
to the study of the flora of the Great Plains of North America. Our goal
is to expand our understanding of past and current plant diversity and
to preserve this knowledge for the future. This is facilitated by the
collection, preservation, and management of plant specimens by professional
R L McGregor Herbarium
River City Wraps www.wichitawraps.org Under a grant agreement with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE),
RiverCity WRAPS is developing a Watershed Restoration and Protection
Strategy (WRAPS) program for the Lower Arkansas River watershed within
the city limits.
Roots & Shoots With tens of thousands of youngpeople in almost 100 countries, the Roots & Shoots network branches out across the globe, connecting youth of all ages who share a common desire to help make our world a better place. This powerful, youth-driven network fosters a fun, flexible and supportive environment where young people and adults alike come together to share ideas and inspiration, implement successful community service projects and participate in special events and global campaigns.
Sedgwick County Environmental Resources 2625 S Tyler Wichita, KS 67215 316-660-7200 www.sedgwickcounty.org/environment The Depatment of Environmental Resources is responsible for protecting the environment through conservation of resources. They coordinate all components of solid waste management, promotes waste minimization, and provides environmental education for the citizens and businesses of Sedgwick County.
Sierra Club - Southwind Group 2935 S Seneca Wichita, KS 67217 316-522-4741 http://www.kansas.sierraclub.org/ The Sierra Club is the largest grassroots national environmental organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and enjoying the environment on Earth.
Trees For Life 3006 W St Louis Wichita, KS 67203 www.treesforlife.org Keeping a long-term focus, we work toward a shift of paradigms so that, in the future, poverty will be a thing of the past.
Our Chapter Mission - To lead the regional transformation of the built environment by
promoting ecologically responsible, cost effective, productive and
healthy places to live, learn and work.
National USGBC Mission - To transform the way buildings and
communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an
environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, prosperous
environment that improves the quality of life.
The Water Center Herman Hill Park 101 E Pawnee Whiting, KS 67211 316.337.9262 www.wichita.gov/CityOffices/Environmental/WATERCenter/ The City of Wichita's Gilbert and Mosley
Project includes the construction and operation of a groundwater
treatment system, an environmental education building, a plaza area, and
several site improvement items in Herman Hill Park. A wonderful, serene place to visit!
The WATER Center offers many opportunities for visitors to learn about water, conservation, aquatic wildlife (Wichita's largest public aquarium), and pollution prevention. Inside the Center visitors can tour the museum, speak to a Water Quality Professional, or participate in a water education program. Take a walk along the creek to find out about the aquatic food web, buffer strips, and wetlands. For a bigger adventure check out a 'Family Adventure Pack'. Perfect for small groups, they are filled with activities for a deeper journey into the world of water.
Please call the Center for a current schedule of programs.
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WIRE ~ Wichita Initiative to Renew the Environment KU School of Medicine - Wichita 316.293.2627 visit website
Led by the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, the
Wichita Initiative to Renew the Environment (WIRE) is a community-based
initiative focused on identifying and addressing environmental
concerns in Wichita.It is a grassroots initiative in collaboration with
citizens, neighborhood groups, community leaders, businesses, and
government to identify environmental health concerns and work toward
improving our local community.
WSU Green Group Campus Box 66 1845 N. Fairmount Wichita, KS 67260-0066 email@example.com website The Wichita State University Green Group is a fellowship of like minded individuals who are committed to conservation, awareness, responsibility and education concerning our shared natural environment. We believe there is an interdependent relationship between us and the natural environment.