November 27, 2008
FROM BLUEBIRD TO WOODPECKER, BIRDERS COUNTING COUP DEC. 13-JAN. 18
PROPER CARE MAKES GOURMET TABLE FARE
PLAYA LAKES JOINT VENTURE PLOTS WILDLIFE/WIND ENERGY SAFE SITES
NEW QUAIL FOREVER CHAPTER OPENS IN MARSHALL COUNT
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Christmas bird counts held across Kansas; open to bird enthusiasts from novice to expert
PRATT -- The Kansas Ornithological Society has announced dates for its 2008
Kansas Christmas Bird Counts
(CBCs). These statewide events help biologists glean information on bird population trends and give wildlife enthusiasts a chance to search ... Read More


Quickly-dressed out and cooled deer meat rivals the best entrees
PRATT -- For deer hunters, taking a deer is a satisfying way to participate in nature, often culminating several weeks of practice, scouting, and preparation. However, once the deer is down and tagged and photos snapped, the real work begins -- caring for the meat.
No ... Read More


Many potential sites conflict with waterfowl, shorebirds, and lesser prairie chickens
PRATT -- The Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) region encompasses some of the highest rated areas for wind energy development in the nation, including the western two-thirds of Kansas. As of Jan. 2008, approximately 50 wind farms producing in excess of ... Read More


Local group invites public to attend first meeting, join in effort
MARYSVILLE -- Conservationists in Marshall County are doing their part to improve wildlife habitat by creating a new chapter of Quail Forever (QF). The Marshall County Chapter of QF will hold its inaugural meeting on Monday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Marysville City Hall ... Read More