CANCELED: April 2020 Monthly Meeting – The Kansas River: Protect, Advocate, & Discover

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Date(s) - 04/08/2020
7:30 am - 9:30 am
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Matt Ross Community Center


Program details


7:30 am – Registration/Breakfast

8:00 am – Presentation

The Kansas River – Protect, Advocate, & Discover:

The Kansas River is the longest prairie-based river in the world.  The river drains 61,000 square miles including the upper half of Kansas, central Nebraska and eastern Colorado.  Friends of the Kaw is the only non-profit dedicated to protecting and preserving the 173-mile long river.  Join Dawn Buehler, the Kansas Riverkeeper and Executive Director with Friends of the Kaw, to learn about their work for the river.



Dawn Buehler, Kansas Riverkeeper & Executive Director, Friends of the Kaw

Dawn Buehler is the Kansas Riverkeeper and Executive Director with Friends of the Kaw.  In her role as the Kansas Riverkeeper, Dawn is a non-governmental public advocate that works to protect and preserve the Kansas River. This is accomplished through holding the community accountable for the health of the river, working to resolve pollution concerns about the river, advocating for the Kansas River and its environs, educating the public, and providing outreach activities to get people involved in the river.

Dawn holds a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife Conservation from Oregon State University and a Bachelor in Business Administration from Baker University.   Dawn serves on the Kansas Basin Regional Advisory Committee for the Kansas Water Vision and is the Governor’s Appointee for the Oil & Gas Advisory Committee.  Dawn is also active on the Board of Directors for the Kansas Land Trust and the Board of Directors for Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams.


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