K-State to Present Research Results from Cheney Lake Watershed
Researchers from Kansas State University will be presenting the results of several years of research in the Cheney Lake Watershed on February 7, 2011 from 1:00 – 4:30 pm. The Cheney Lake Watershed includes land in Reno, Kingman, Pratt, and Stafford counties that drain into the North Fork Ninnescah River. The location of the meeting will be the Amish Community Building, 5917 W. Mills Avenue, rural Hutchinson. The building is 4 miles east of Partridge on Trails West Road, 1 mile north on Whiteside Road, and ¼ mile west on Mills Avenue.
Presentations will include information on water quality monitoring on Goose Creek and Red Rock Creek, water quality trends, opportunities for greatest impact from conservation practices, ephemeral gullies in cropland, and the sociology of conservation work. Researchers include Nathan Nelson, Phillip Barnes, Theresa Selfa, Michael Langemeier, and Kyle Mankin-Douglas. Dan Devlin, Director of the Kansas Center for Ag Resources and the Environment (K-CARE) will also speak.
There will be a brief business meeting for Cheney Lake Watershed from 1:00 to 1:30 pm. For more information contact the Watershed office at 665-0231.