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Drought plagues Wetlands Center

Still, last year was a busy one

In this past year, Mother Nature ruled the roost at Cheyenne Bottoms and the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Site Manager Curtis Wolf told the Great Bend City Council Monday night in his annual report on the activities KWEC.
“I’m kind of glad to see 2013 go,” Wolf said. “It’s been a rough year for us.”
The year was dominated by extremes, Wolf said. One of the extremes that had the largest effect on the KWEC was the lingering three-year drought.
“The drought caused the wetlands to be dry for over half of 2013,” he said. Rains at the ...


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