Below is collection of videos about some of the Kansas Land Trust’s Douglas County conservation easements created by young filmmaker Jordan Hauber. Read more about Jordan’s experience with KLT here.

Sidney Ashton Garrett - Leaving a Conservation Legacy

Detailing the life and experience of Sidney Ashton Garrett through interviews with her former colleagues and her sister, Kansas Land Trust and Jordan W. Hauber present the Sidney’s conservation legacy.

Preserving the Goat Ranch, Baldwin City, Kansas

Thanks to the Earles Family for preserving this land that they love near Baldwin City. Directed by Jordan W. Hauber with Music performed by Benjamin Tissot.

Preserving the Akin Prairie and a Family Legacy

Lichtwardt Family Land

Documenting the preservation of the Akin Prairie in Douglas County. This prairie was the first conservation easement in Kansas. Directed by Jordan W. Hauber with music by Bensound.


Bob and Betty Lichtwardt donated a conservation easement to the Kansas Land Trust and later donated their 40 acres of woodlands to the City of Lawrence Parks and Recreation. This land became the core of the now larger Lawrence Nature Park providing public access to 100 acres of woodlands and meadows in the middle of the city.

Guess Preservation 2019

Ruth Ann and Brad Guess remember Doug Guess and tell the story of preserving their family's prairie and woodlands in Douglas County.

The Kansas Land Trust thanks the Elizabeth Schultz Environmental Fund and the Douglas County Community Foundation for their support in the production of these videos. To see more videos about our conservation work, please visit our YouTube channel Here.