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Central Standard

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. 

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter.