Understanding our environment

Jennifer Delisle

Information Manager, Kansas Natural Heritage Inventory
Primary office:
785-864-1538
151 Higuchi Hall

Academic degrees
M.S., Wildlife Ecology, University of Nebraska, 1995
B.S., Geography, University of Colorado, 1986


Program affiliations
Kansas Natural Heritage Inventory


Area of specialization
Jennifer specializes in data development for conservation of rare species and their habitats. She maintains a statewide database on the rare species and natural communities of Kansas. Information from this database is available to assist in research, conservation planning, and environmental review.


Recent publications
  • Delisle, J. M., C. C. Freeman, and D. L. Peterson. 2012. Vegetation Survey and Mapping of the Fort Riley Military Reservation, Kansas. Open-file Report No. 174. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, KS. 78 pp.download pdf
  • Delisle, J.D., C.C. Freeman. 2012. Vegetation survey and mapping of the Fort Riley Military Reservation, Kansas. Open-file Report No. 174. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, KS.
  • Kindscher, K., H. Kilroy, J. Delisle, Q. Long, H. Loring, K. Dobbs. 2010. Vegetation classification and mapping of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. National Park Service.download pdf
  • Busby, W. H., W. Kettle, J. Delisle, R. Moranz, S. Roels, V. Salisbury. 2010. Monitoring and habitat management for species of greatest conservation need: Anderson County Prairie Preserve. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 164:99 pp.download pdf
  • Kindscher, K., W.H. Busby, R. Craft, J.M. Delisle, C.C. Freeman, H. Kilroy, Q. Long, H. Loring, R. Moranz, and F.J. Norman. 2010. A natural areas inventory of Anderson and Linn Counties in Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS, Open-File Report No. 158.download pdf
  • Busby, W. H., J. Delisle, C. C. Freeman, K. Kindscher, H. Loring, D.E. Nimz, C.J. Schmidt. 2007. A natural features inventory of the Smoky Hill ANG Range, Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-File Report No. 137:403 pp.download pdf
  • Busby, W. H., C. C. Freeman, K. Kindscher, J. Delisle. 2006. A natural features inventory of the Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range: Annual Progress Report. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS 7 pp.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. Delisle. 2006. A remote sensing-based approach for identification, mapping, and monitoring of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) infestations on Fort Riley Military Reservation, Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS 24 pp.
  • Loring, H., K. Kindscher, J. Delisle. 2005. A survey of natural area sites in Cherokee County, Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-file Report No. 125:33 pp.
  • Kindscher, K., W. H. Busby, J. Delisle, J. Dropkin, C. C. Freeman. 2005. A natural areas inventory of Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, and Wyandotte Counties in northeast Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-file Report No. 124:79 pp.download pdf