wetlands http://hppr.org en EPA promotes water rule to farmers http://hppr.org/post/epa-promotes-water-rule-farmers <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is touring farm country, trying to assure farmers that the agency isn’t asking for more authority over farmers and ranchers’ lands. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:01:27 +0000 Kristofor Husted 34380 at http://hppr.org EPA promotes water rule to farmers Wetlands Reserve Easement in Kansas http://hppr.org/post/wetlands-reserve-easement-kansas <p>McPherson County landowner Dale Schmidt bought ground he intended to farm, but often it was too wet to plant, or to harvest.</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 31719 at http://hppr.org Wetlands Reserve Easement in Kansas Ogallala Aquifer Conservation: Playa renovation on the Grissom Ranch http://hppr.org/post/ogallala-aquifer-conservation-playa-renovation-grissom-ranch <p>Southeast Colorado rancher Grady Grissom and Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory manager Seth Gallagher discuss renovation of a playa on the Grissom Ranch. The wetland had been "pitted," and a flat playa bottom was restored, which normalized plant-life, then birdlife, around the playa. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 11179 at http://hppr.org Ogallala Aquifer Conservation: Playa renovation on the Grissom Ranch