The Hoy Family

THE HOY FAMILYThe Hoy Ranch conservation easement protects 655 acres of the beautiful Flint Hills in Butler County. This easement protects native lands from development and maintains a large tract of native prairie for future grazing. The easement includes the original Hoy family homestead which was settled in the 1870s.

The Walker Family

THE WALKER FAMILY Prior to protecting 1,949 acres in the Smoky Hills, the Walker Family conservation easement had faced considerable residential development pressure. The ranch holds significant historical value as ruts from the original Smoky Hill Trail and Butterflied Overland Stage Route still can be identified. Most importantly, the easement allows the family to protect…

The Lindquist Family

THE LINDQUIST FAMILYThe Lindquist family of Brookville has two conservation easements with the Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK), protecting nearly 1,400 acres of land in central Kansas. The easements were made possible by three generations of the Lindquist family. Located along scenic Brookville Road between I-70 and Brookville, the easements consist of unbroken native grasslands,…