Endangered & Threatened Species

Helpful publications on threatened and endangered species

Applicable laws

Specific species

Species specific information

Livestock Operations

Click here to learn more about environmental issues associated with livestock production, under the Livestock and Other Animals section.


Helpful publication on pesticides


Water Law

Helpful information on water and water rights

  • Kearny Finney County Proposed Local Enhanced Management Area (KFL)
    • For up-to-date information on the status of discussions for the proposed KFL, including upcoming meetings, visit the proposed KFL’s website.  
  • Kickapoo Indian Reservation Water Right (PDF)
  • Water transfers
    • For information regarding the current City of Hays / R9 Ranch change and water transfer application, visit the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources website.    
  • Water of the U.S. (WOTUS)
    • For information on current U.S. government efforts to revise the rule, as ordered by President Trump in an Executive Order dated February 28, 2017, you can visit the EPA’s website.  
    • For information about the Duarte Nursery WOTUS case in California, to which the Kansas Farm Bureau Legal Foundation has provided financial support, visit the website of the Pacific Legal Foundation, who are the attorneys for Duarte Nursery.