Kansas Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program Plan
By: USDA - NRCS
The NRCS, with advice from the Kansas Technical Committee (KTC), identified the following wildlife priorities for the Kansas WHIP plan: grassland birds with emphasis on bobwhite quail, ring-necked pheasant, and prairie chicken (lesser and greater); threatened and endangered (T&E) species and species in need of conservation (SINC); and Natural communities to include prairies, wetlands, and riparian areas. These priorities are consistent with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ (KDWP) Strategic Plan. The KDWP has identified upland birds as a priority through their Upland Bird Initiative.
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