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Being inducted into the Kansas Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Hall of Fame is an honor bestowed on individuals who have done something very special to help achieve the mission of the organization.

Please read about our conservation heroes to learn more about what they have done for pheasant, quail and other wildlife habitat or to promote youth involvement in the mission. Perhaps it will give you some ideas of what you might do. Perhaps you will think of others who deserve this honor, but that have not yet been recognized.

2014 Inductees

2014 inductees to the Kansas Hall of Fame include the following champions. We will be adding additional biographical information very soon.

  • Barth Crouch

  • Jim Melton

  • Dick Klaus

  • Rick Pauls

  • Brett Reber

  • Sue Mann

  • Heath Hayden

  • Shannon Selstedt

  • Bill Brannan

  • Matt Smith


Rob Peterson "It's in Honor of Dad..."

The square mile of land doesn't look like much right now—a nap of sorghum holding down the sand and waiting for another merciful pass from the irrigation pivot—but Rob Peterson sees it as much more. He sees the prairie it once was and the prairie it will become again.

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Duayne J. Madl Takes Commitment to Conservation to a New Level

The boy wakes to darkness on a winter morning in eastern Kansas. He quickly dresses and heads outside, across the farmyard and into the barn, where he grabs a bucket and makes his way to the parlor. He and his brothers hook milking machines to the Holsteins and carry each bucket to the strainer, twice a day, every day.

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