Providing people the tools to care for woodlands, shelterbelts and related natural resources
The Kansas Forestry Association (KFA) is dedicated to sustaining the health and productivity of Kansas woodlands, windbreaks, and related natural resources. The KFA has approximately 260+ members that include Kansas landowners who manage woodlands and windbreaks, tree farmers, walnut growers, ranchers, farmers, foresters, wildlife biologists, research scientists, loggers, natural resource organizations, government agencies, and people who simply love woodlands and windbreaks, and the wildlife and recreational opportunities they provide.
Our Program Areas
The Water Quality Advocate Network is a group of Kansas farmers, ranchers, and landowners who are dedicated to improving water quality. Advocates demonstrate and promote innovative management practices to other area producers through peer-to-peer mentoring
Tree Farm is a volunteer program with more than 100 certified Kansas Tree Farmers who meet the American Forest Foundation’s Standards of Sustainability on nearly 6,000 acres of forestland.
The Walnut Council assists in the technical transfer of forest research to field applications, helps build and maintain better markets for wood products and nut crops, and promotes sustainable forest management, conservation, reforestation, and utilization of American black walnut and other high quality fine hard-woods.
What We Do for our Members
By The Numbers
The Kansas Tree Farm Program and the KS chapter of the Walnut Countil merged together 14 years ago, in 2009 to form the Kansas Forestry Association.
We are at 260+ individual, household, and organizational memberships.
Our volunteers are what keep us going and make us great! Volunteer hours in our Water Quality Advocate Program are equivalent to more than $26K and we are still going.