Kansas Department of Agriculture News Releases

Wildfire Task Force to Meet November 18

The Governor’s Wildfire Task Force will meet on Friday, November 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy, 2025 East Iron Avenue in Salina.

The meeting is open to the public and will discuss recommendations for how federal, state, and local officials, along with Kansas communities, can better mitigate, respond to, and recover from wildfires. Guests are asked to RSVP to Auburn Wassberg at Auburn.B.Wassberg@ks.gov or 785-564-6799 by Thursday, November 17. A virtual option will not be available for this meeting. Persons who require special accommodations must make their needs known at least one day prior to the meeting.

The task force continues to seek public input which can be submitted on the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s website at www.agriculture.ks.gov/WildfireTaskForce through the end of November.