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

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