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Kansas Conservation History | 1999-2001

Kansas Conservation History


Soil survey celebrates 100 years.

1999, March 29

Kansas Governor declares April 25 - May 2, 1999, Soil Survey Centennial Week.

Proclomation by the Governor of Kansas


The Soil and Water Conservation Assistance Program is authorized under the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000.


2001, July

First grant period under the Kansas Buffer Partnership Program allows 25 Kansas counties to hire 25 buffer coordinators to work with landowners to establish conservation buffer practices for erosion control, water quality benefits, and wildlife habitat.


2001, October 1

NRCS returns to familiar raindrop and contour as official symbol.

NRCS logo