How can the lesser prairie chicken be saved? Farmers are starting by saving their habitat

Alice Mannette The Hutchinson News April 29th, 2021

When Wayne Walker first saw a flock of lesser prairie chickens 20 years ago, he was mesmerized.

In May, the bird might be added to the endangered species list. Whether it is added to the list or not, Walker wants the lesser prairie chicken to flourish.

Walker, who is the CEO of LPC Conservation, realized saving the bird meant saving the bird’s habitat. So the native Texan set out to help save the grasslands in several states where the bird resides – including Kansas.


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