Serving Allen, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Labette, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson, and Woodson counties.

The Resource Conservation & Development program is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service.  USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact the USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD).  To file a complaint, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326 W. Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964 (voice or TDD).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Ronnie Brown, Bourbon Co., President

Talia Neely, Executive Director

Jessica Gordon, Project Manager


Striving to improve the quality of life throughout

Southeast Kansas by working across county lines

to address local and regional concerns.

Phone: 620431-6180

Fax: 620-431-6181

E-mail: talia.neely.seekanrcd@

Mine 19

This is part of the Appalachian Clean Streams Program to undertake local acid mine drainage reclamation.  See-Kan RC&D is working with KDHE Office of  Surface Mining, Ricci Mining, Cherokee County, Kansas Dept. of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement, US Dept of Interior and Watco, Inc.                                         

Containment Construction work is being done to prevent waste slurry from entering Deer Creek in Cherokee County, Kansas.  The former P&M Cola Co. Mine 19 was shut down in 1974.  KDWP now uses it as a mined land wildlife area.