Editors:

The KDWP news package dated 12/6/07 contains three errors in the article
CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNTS DEC. 14-JAN. 6
. The second group of bird count sites -- that begins with "Halstead/Newton" -- should be dated December 15, not 16. The December 17 site listing should be "Olsburg." not "Jeffrey Energy Cen. ... Read More



CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNTS DEC. 14-JAN. 6
EIGHT WONDERS OF KANSAS VOTING DEADLINE DEC. 31
KDWP BLOG INVITES PUBLIC COMMENTS ON JUG FISHING
WILDLIFE AND PARKS TO SCALE BACK CWD TESTING
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Events held across Kansas; open to all bird enthusiasts

PRATT — The Kansas Ornithological Society has announced dates for its annual Kansas
Christmas Bird Counts
(CBCs). These statewide events help biologists glean information on bird population trends and give wildlife enthusiasts a chance to search for their favorite birds ... Read More


Scott State Park, Cheyenne Bottoms among 24 finalists

PRATT -- Voters have until Dec. 31 to decide on the top eight tourist attractions in Kansas. The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced 24 finalists in June. More than 16,000 votes have been cast.

Two Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks recreation areas are among the 24 nom ... Read More


Currently illegal in Kansas, fishing technique allowed in three of four neighboring states

PRATT -- Should jug fishing be allowed in Kansas? That’s the latest question posted on the
KDWP blog.
Interested persons are invited to comment.

Kansas offers a variety of fishing techniques and opportunities, but some anglers have ex ... Read More


Funding cuts for agency to limit testing sites; hunters encouraged to report sick deer

PRATT -- Due to a funding cut to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) chronic wasting disease (CWD) budget, the agency is scaling back CWD testing in eastern Kansas. Testing will continue as usual in western Kansas, where the risk ... Read More