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  • September

    Setting a drought on fire

    Picture this – it’s July and the temperatures are in the high 90s. Weeds and grasses are mature. You see smoke on a hill in the distance – smoke means fire. You worry because prairie fires can get out of hand and threaten nearby structures. Then, you learn the fire is being deliberately set by a federal agency.
  • May

    Natural resource management benefits spill over into recreation

    The Kansas City District has a large Natural Resource Management Program which provides many recreational opportunities. While lake staff specializes in managing natural resources, several practices provide ancillary benefits to recreation and multiple authorized purposes.“Through natural resource management, we work to improve the land which