The Second Governor's Flint Hills Visioning Summit on Jan. 17 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Topeka, Kan., will again bring together stakeholders from throughout the Flint Hills Region and across the state of Kansas. This is a follow-up to the first summit held in May 2011.
Presenters include representatives from Kansas Livestock Association, The Nature Conservancy, the Flint Hills Regional Council, K-State Extension, Kansas Travel and Tourism and more. Ty Warner, Flint Hills Regional Council, will share information about the recently awarded $1.98 million HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant.P articipants will be involved in breakout sessions to discuss specific issues, and offer feedback, recommendations and direction for the future. The day will conclude with a legislative reception.
If you're interested in Flint Hills tourism efforts (including trail riding opportunities), agritourism, dealing with Sericia Lespedeza, or Conservation Easements, you will enjoy this program.
This summit will be another step to creating thriving and sustainable rural communities throughout the Flint Hills of Kansas.
Agenda and online registration are available at fhs.ksoutdoors.com. Registration fee is $20. Space is limited, so register early.
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