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The Kansas Biological Survey is a nexus for natural sciences research, conservation, and education for university students and the public. Scientists, along with undergraduate and graduate students, conduct research that affects our health, our state and our world. This research covers a broad spectrum and includes subjects as endangered species; climate change; water, air and soil quality; land conservation and plant communities; and the impact of various chemicals on the environment. The KU Field Station, managed by the Survey, protects wildlife habitat, preserves remnants of native prairie and old-growth forest, and serves as a natural, living laboratory.
Private contributions from individuals and organizations provide key support for Survey research and the education associated with it. The Survey invites you to join our efforts by making a contribution.
Using the links below, you can give by credit card through KU Endowment (a separate, secure site) to the following areas at the Survey:
Major gifts can provide support for vital needs such as acquisition of land to buffer native habitats; long-term faculty and student support; research equipment and travel funding; and development of KU Field Station facilities for research and teaching. If you are interested in discussing a major gift or creating an endowed fund for the Kansas Biological Survey, please contact:
Associate Director, Kansas Biological Survey
Outreach Coordinator, KU Field Station
Assistant Vice President for Constituent Development
Director of Development Research
Every gift—large or small—makes an important difference, and 100 percent of your gift benefits the Survey directly.
Currently under way is KU’s largest university-wide fundraising campaign in history, Far Above: The Campaign for KU—with a goal of $1.2 billion. To learn more about this effort, click the button at left.
The mission of the Friends of the KU Field Station is to:
- provide public opportunities for outdoor environmental education through nature walks, workshops and conservation programs;
- raise awareness of the Field Station as a place where people can explore a natural setting where research is emphasized;
- and build a broad base of financial support from individuals and organizations.