Last meeting for long-time chairman John Dykes, Fairway

Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission
approved 2006 hunting seasons for early migratory birds at a public hearing in Scott City June 29. After hearing department recommendations and public comment, the commission approved the following seasons: ... Read More

KDWP seeks public comment on draft deer recommendations

PRATT -- Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is seeking public input on ways to streamline, simplify, and improve current deer permitting processes and hunting opportunities. In 2005, the Kansas Legislature's House Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Committee requested th ... Read More

State's largest frog a favorite summertime quarry

PRATT -- Every Kansan is familiar with the bellowing song of the bullfrog. The largest of all Kansas frogs, this amphibian is also a favorite quarry of outdoorsmen and women, and pursuing them is a great way to beat the summer heat. The season for bullfrog hunting began July 1 and ... Read More

Available free, video shows value of playa wetlands, how they may be conserved

LAFAYETTE, Co. -- Most people have never heard of, or seen, a playa wetland, but they are the most abundant and ecologically important wetlands in the southern High Plains. They recharge aquifers and help sustain wildlife and cropland. Despite these ben ... Read More