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Seg. 1: Water In Kansas. Seg. 2: Hunting For Morels

Segment 1: The state of water in Kansas.

About three years ago, there were major concerns for the future of water in Kansas. Now that a few years have passed, what does the availability of water look like today? 

  • Ruben Bartel, Well Drilling Incorporated and Southwest Windmill & Water Well
  • Jim Butler, section chief of geo-hydrology, Kansas Geological Survey
  • Mark Rude, executive director, Groundwater Management District in Garden City

Segment 2, beginning at 22:51: Where to find morel mushrooms.

It's springtime in Kansas City! For foragers, it's the ideal time to seek out morel mushrooms. We discuss tips and tricks on locating and preparing tasty morels. 

People don't make cameos in news stories; the human story is the story, with characters affected by news events, not defined by them. As a columnist and podcaster, I want to acknowledge what it feels like to live through this time in Kansas City, one vantage point at a time. Together, these weekly vignettes form a collage of daily life in Kansas City as it changes in some ways, and stubbornly resists change in others. You can follow me on Twitter @GinaKCUR or email me at gina@kcur.org.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer, Media Training Manager and now the Community Engagement Manager at KCUR. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter @MLMIndustries.