Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE)

General Information

2610 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66502 United States


Organization Narrative

The Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) is a private, not-profit, 501(c)(3) association, whose mission is the promotion of effective conservation and environmental education throughout the State of Kansas. KACEE was established in 1969 as a public/private partnership made up of representatives of governmental agencies and organizations with an interest in supporting environmental education. Purpose:To serve as a medium for the exchange of information among member agencies and organizations interested or working in environmental and resource-use education. To provide a medium through which programs may be cooperatively developed to promote and encourage the teaching of an understanding of the environment and responsible use of resources. To serve through and Executive Committee as an advisory council to the Kansas State Board of Education. Objectives: Problem-solving skills for responsible decision-making. A positive attitude toward conservation and the proper utilization of natural resources. An understanding of the social and economic implications of environmental issues. An appreciation for the environment. Knowledge of the basic concepts of ecology.

General Services

  • Education
  • Grant Assistance
  • Facilitation Resources





KACEE supports WRAPS in Kansas through:

  • Watershed Workshops serving both formal and non-formal educators with 4-project specialty workshops that include field studies and teaching resources to build understanding of local watershed resources and issues.
  • Watershed Information & Education Small Grants Program providing conservation districts in Kansas with supplementary monetary support for both adult and PreK-12 student water related information and education to assist WRAPS initiatives in their regions to address non-point source pollution

Contact Melissa Arthur, Education Programs and Outreach Director, for more information about WRAPS watershed education resources. 

Service Area

Basin Map

Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) provides services in the areas listed below:

  • All - We serve the entire state

WRAPS Projects we're currently working with


Copyright 2019 Kansas Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy
This project funded in part through the Kansas Water Office, with appropriations from the Kansas Water Plan Fund; and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, through EPA Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Grant # C9007405-11.