Tuesday, October 9, 2018

2019 Registration is LIVE!

12th Annual Kansas Natural Resource Conference Set for January 31 - February 1, 2019
Manhattan, KS - Registration is now open for the 12th annual Kansas Natural Resources Conference.
Online registration is open for natural resource professionals, students, and resource managers to
attend this popular conference to discuss the advancements and research surrounding the field of
natural resources. The conference will take place January 31 - February 1, 2019 at the Hilton
Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas. This annual event increases awareness of natural resources
in the state and stresses the continuing need to protect and improve these resources, while
connecting groups, agencies, and people working for healthy Kansas ecosystems.

This year’s plenary discussion, “Celebrating Conservation Past & Present,” will feature Dr. Mamie
Parker, former assistant director for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Lance Irving of the Sand
County Foundation, and Howard Vincent of Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever. A welcome social
on Thursday night will provide ample networking opportunities, and a student/mentor breakfast
on Friday morning will allow students additional time to discuss career goals with seasoned

Registration for the full conference is available online. Cost for the two-day conference is $120 for professionals and $60 for students, with some student scholarships available for those presenting research. A pre-conference workshop, “Tools for Engaging Landowners Effectively” will be held 8am - Noon on Thursday January 31 for the additional cost of $20 per person. Speakers from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as well as the Kansas Forest Service will provide an overview of key concepts to engage landowners in natural resources outreach programs. Discounted rooms rates are available at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit www.kansasnrc.org for information.