KFB sponsors Dec. 16 lesser prairie chicken meetings

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Updates in Minneola, Ulysses

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KFB Legislative Counsel Mike Irvin and Foundations Director Harry A. Watts will hold briefings on the “Stop Fowl Play” campaign on Dec. 16 in Minneola and Ulysses.

The meetings will feature information on how KFB and a coalition that includes the Kansas Corn Growers Association, Texas Farm Bureau, Colorado Farm Bureau, New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau and the American Farm Bureau Federation are fighting an “endangered” listing of the lesser prairie chicken. The bird’s habitat includes 39 counties in western Kansas.

Times and locations are:

Minneola:

9 a.m., Civic Connection, 132 Main

Ulysses:

2 p.m., Civic Center, 1000 W. Patterson

You can find more information about the lesser prairie chicken and the impact of an endangered listing at www.stopfowlplay.com.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/stopfowlplay

Twitter: www.twitter.com/stopfowlplay

– See more at: http://www.kfb.org/news/kfbenews/index.html#sthash.iwsi8wft.dpuf

photo credit – Larry Lamsa

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