Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management

In addition to overseeing the operations and maintenance of Kansas City’s 220 public parks, Natural Resources Management (NRM) is responsible for the implementation of several specialized Citywide Services.

Kansas City Parks Archery Managed Deer Hunts

For the purpose of managing urban deer populations on park property, Missouri Department of Conservation, in partnership with Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation, will be offering a managed archery […]

Kansas City Conservation Corps

Amid the growing need for a specialized group to manage native plantings and natural areas in Kansas City, the Kansas City Conservation Corps was created in September 2009. Consisting of four […]

Landscape and Florticulture Services

The purpose of Landscape and Florticulture Services is to enhance Kansas City’s parks, boulevards, parkways and public spaces by providing and maintaining landscape beds and floral displays consisting of annuals, perennials […]

Forestry & Conservation

Forestry & Conservation is a program of Parks and Recreation that oversees the management of the City’s trees in the right-of-ways located along streets and boulevards. The division’s management philosophy […]

Sustainability Plan

KC Parks sustainability plan enhances the ecosystem services of its natural areas and reduces the department’s negative ecological impact. The sustainability plan creates a more regenerative environment by renewing, revitalizing […]

Urban Forest Master Plan

Kansas City’s Department of Parks and Recreation, Forestry Division is responsible for the management of a vast urban forest that provides over $28.2 million in annual benefits. This forest is […]

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