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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 Launches Fifth Annual Photo Contest

May 23, 2016

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) invites professional and amateur photographers to submit... (full story)

Kansas Leopold Award Seeks Nominees

May 11, 2016

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 RTK Applies for Land Trust Accreditation

March 24, 2016

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas is pleased to announce that it is applying for accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission on April 14, 2016. An accredited land trust is recognized nationally...(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...