Wichita, KS -(AmmoLand.com)- The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Trails Advisory Board will conduct a public meeting Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th Street N, Wichita.
The board will hear and discuss project proposals submitted for funding under the Recreational Trails Fund Act. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. in the Coleman Auditorium. Signs on the premises will provide directions to the meeting room.
Anyone interested in commenting on projects should attend this meeting. Grant applicants are encouraged to attend and discuss their proposals. Time for comments will be limited. Final decisions about proposals will not be made at this meeting. The Board will make recommendations after reviewing and evaluating all applications.
For more information, contact trail grant coordinator Kathy Pritchett at (620) 672-5911. If notified in advance, the department will have an interpreter available for the hearing impaired. To request an interpreter, call the TDD Service at 1-800-766-3777.
Individuals with disabilities may request other accommodations by contacting Pritchett at (620) 672-5911.
About the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism:
As a public steward of the Kansas natural resources, the mission of the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is to: Conserve and enhance Kansas natural heritage, its wildlife and its habitats–to assure future generations the benefits of the state’s diverse, living resources; Provide the public with opportunities for the use and appreciation of the natural resources of Kansas, consistent with the conservation of those resources; Inform the public of the status of the natural resources of Kansas to promote understanding and gain assistance in achieving this mission.
For more information on KDWPT, please visit www.kdwpt.state.ks.us.