The Kansas Natural Resource Coalition will conduct a public hearing from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Clarion Hotel, 1911 E. Kansas Ave., to receive information and consider the advisability of listing the Lesser Prairie Chicken as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

The hearing is to receive, analyze and evaluate all relevant information regarding the proposed listing, and to evaluate consistency of listing efforts with congressional acts, presidential executive orders, federal and state regulations, sound scientific principal, economic considerations, cultural and civic impacts, general environmental practice and established plans.