The Ranchland Trust of Kansas works with landowners to conserve privately owned grazing land.
We have an eight-member statewide 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.
News Release: Photography Contest Still Open, Ends Sept. 27 - July 15, 2013
There is still time to enter the second annual Ranchland Trust of Kansas Photo Contest showcasing the natural beauty of ranching and grazing lands across the state. Photos should express the mission of RTK: "To preserve Kansas' ranching heritage and open spaces for future generations through the conservation of working landscapes." (full story)
News Release: 5K Run for the Brand comes to Beef Fest, Aug 24- July 12, 2013
Run for the brand! In the romantic days of the Wild West, cowboys were loyal to the brand. Riding for the brand meant you were a dedicated member of the ranch and part of the payroll. (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.
The Ranchland Trust of Kansas has a vision that drives our commitment and guides our initiatives as an organization.
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...
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