Agriculture

November 13, 2010 12:00 AM

Program protects Flint Hills from development

Bill Sproul remembers that it wasn't long ago when he wouldn't have listened to any of that environmental stuff. "You couldn't get ranchers and environmentalists to sit in the same room, much less sit down at the table and talk," said Sproul, a Sedan rancher whose land sits in the tallgrass prairie of Kansas' Flint Hills.

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