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About Us

  • The Ranchland Trust of Kansas works with landowners to conserve privately owned grazing land.

  • We have 11 Board of Directors and three staff. The Board makes policy decisions and sets the organization's strategic course and the staff carries out day-to-day work to achieve our mission.

  • Our mission is to preserve Kansas’ ranching heritage and open spaces for future generations through the conservation of working landscapes.

  • Established in 2003, RTK is an affiliate of the Kansas Livestock Association.

  • To learn more, click here.

In the News

RTK Develops New Program for the Next Generation

January 6, 2015

While attending Land Trust Alliance Rally in Providence, RI, this September, I went to a session titled "Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Supporters." This session was very inspiring and sparked my interest... (full story)

Winners of RTK Photo Contest Announced

October 3, 2014

The winners have been announced for the Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) photo contest, which concluded September 10.  Photos were to express the mission of RTK:... (full story)

Do You Shop on Amazon.com? - September 29, 2014

Did you know that Amazon.com will donate a percentage of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the non-profit organization of your choice, at no cost to you? Welcome to the easiest way to help the Ranchland Trust of Kansas! (full story)

How You Can Help

Support Kansas ranchland by donating to the Ranchland Trust of Kansas.

RTK is a 501(c)(3) organization, and your membership and contributions are fully tax-deductible to the amount allowed by law.


Our Vision

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas has a vision that drives our commitment and guides our initiatives as an organization.

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What We Do

Land trusts hold, manage, and administer conservation easements from landowners who desire to preserve the conservation values and open spaces of their land. RTK is authorized in its bylaws and IRS filings to acquire, own, hold, protect and...