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Kansas Conservation History | 1939-1951

Kansas Conservation History

1939-1941

Sixteen conservation districts organized.

(List of Kansas Conservation Districts and dates established)

Map of Kansas showing the first 16 conservation districts

1942

SCS state offices established in each state. Salina chosen as location for the Kansas State Office.

Fred J. Sykes becomes first Kansas SCS State Conservationist, 1942-1960

Photo Fred J. Sykes

1944

Kansas Association of Conservation Districts (KACD) forms to help advance the soil and water conservation cause.

Kansas Association of Conservation Districts logo

1951

Kansas Land Improvement Contractors Association (KLICA) organizes.

 

1952-1954