b'SURFACE WATERJordan Hofmeier closely examines the habitat of the Scott Riffle Beetle.Water Heroes InterviewJordanHofmeierProtecting Endangered\'Scott Riffle\' BeetlesAbout Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism (KDWPT)The KDWPT is an organization that"[The Scott Riffle Beetle] is a regulates and governs outdoor recreation and the fish and wildlife resources in thepretty dominant component for state of Kansas. The department employsthe aquatic insect community."approximately 460 total employees across its numerous divisions.Jordans RoleAquatic Ecologist, Fisheries& Wildlife DivisionAlma MaterFort Hays State UniversityM.S. Fisheries BiologyB.S. Biology14 MISSION: WATER'