Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)and Conservation District Staff
L - R: Ryan Locke - El Dorado, Daryl Regier - Whitewater, Russell Janzen - Whitewater,
Walter Burress - Augusta, Richard Scott - El Dorado
We are the primary local unit of government responsible for the conservation of soil, water and related natural resources within Butler County.
Conservation - Development - Self Government
Butler County Conservation District
Butler County Conservation District Supervisors
L-R: Carey Fieser - NRCS Soil Conservation Technician, Sandy Koontz - Water Quality/WRAPS Coordinator/District Secretary, Justin Kneisel - NRCS District Conservationist, Jeff Parks - NRCS/Department of Conservation Soil Conservation Technician, Brenda Nyberg - District Manager
Severe soil erosion problems in the “Dust Bowl” days prompted the passage of Conservation District Law by the Kansas Legislature in 1937, which lead to the formation of conservation districts in Kansas. Butler County Conservation District was established in 1945.
› Natural Resource Education and Information for K-12 and adults.
› Cost Share Programs to assist landowners with the installation of conservation practices.
› No Till Drill Rental
› Root Plow Rental
› Geotextile Fabric
› Marking Flags