The Kansas landscape is a diverse array of private and publicly managed natural resources; some for production of timber and other resource based products, some for protection (e.g. natural areas, mitigated wetlands, conservation easements) and some for specialized use as parklands.
Kansas Forest Service
The Kansas Forest Service state office is located in Manhattan, KS, just off the campus of Kansas State University. The Kansas Forest Service is housed as an independent agency within K-State Research and Extension. The Agency serves rural landowners, communities, rural fire districts, forest and arboriculture industries, and citizens of the state through its Conservation Tree and Shrub Planting, Fire Management, Community Forestry, Rural Forestry, Marketing and Utilization, and Forest Health programs.