Sunflower Annual Meeting 2019

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The Sunflower Rail-Trail Conservancy’s annual meeting will be held on Oct. 12, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the Groesbeck Meeting Room in the Manhattan Public Library. All trails enthusiasts are invited to attend!

Sunflower Newsletter Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 newsletter from the Sunflower Rail-Trails Conservancy contains stories on the following: $17,000 Grant Approved for Coldwater Trail Sunflower has received approval of a $17,000 federal National Recreational Trails Program grant allocated by the Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, … Read More

Sunflower Newsletter Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 newsletter from the Sunflower Rail-Trails Conservancy contains stories on the following: Lehigh Portland Rail Trail Opens The 2.3-mile Lehigh Portland Rail Trail opened in south Iola last June to great fanfare. The rail-trail connects to the 6.5-mile … Read More

Kansas Trails News – 2016

November 2016 Grant Awarded for Coldwater Trail The Dodge City-based Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas and Short Grass Prairie Division of Sunflower Rail-Trails Conservancy have announced that the Foundation has awarded the Short Grass Prairie Trail (SGPT) a $3,900 grant … Read More

Kansas Trails News – 2015

December 28, 2015 Rail-trail from Marysville, Kansas to Lincoln, Nebraska now Open! The 19.5-mile Chief Standing Bear Trail which links Beatrice, Neb. to the Nebraska state line was completed this fall creating a continuous rail-trail from Marysville to Lincoln. The … Read More

Kansas Trails News – 2014

October 1, 2014 Marysville Depot Saved, New Trail Planned “A crowd at Marysville City Building Monday night erupted in applause after the City Council approved a contract with the Union Pacific Railroad Monday for purchase of the depot and surrounding … Read More

Kansas Trails News – 2012

December 17, 2012 MEADOWLARK TRAIL HAS TWO MILES OF SCREENINGS DOWN. Joye Walker with Central Kansas Conservancy reports that the 13-mile Meadowlark Trail stretching between McPherson to Lindsborg now has limestone screenings on the first two miles going north from … Read More

Kansas Trails News – 2009

1 December 2009 Pottawatomie Creek Bridge On Prairie Spirit Trail Opens. Trent McCown, Prairie Spirit trail manager, reports that the Pottawatomie Creek Bridge on the 51-mile Prairie Spirit Trail north of Garnett has been rebuilt and that trail segment is … Read More

Kansas Trails News – 2008

Kansas Trail News, 12 February 2008 KanBikeWalk Organization Formed. A new state bicycling and walking advocacy group, KanBikeWalk, was formed in December at an organizational meeting held in Emporia attended by representatives of Kansas running, biking, and walking organizations as well … Read More

Kansas Trails News – 2007

Kansas Trails Summit Scheduled for October 19 2007 in Lawrence Advocates in the on-going effort to develop a comprehensive state trails plan, including expansion and improvement of all types of recreational trails, will host a one-day workshop October 19 in … Read More