BLOG COMMENTS INVITED ON PARK "OPEN ADMISSIONS" PLAN
WINTER ANGLERS TACKLE TROUT
KDWP FISH ATLAS NOW ONLINE
AMBLING ARMADILLOS ROAM THE SUNFLOWER STATE
BUTLER COUNTY BENT ON BRINGING BACK BOBWHITES
KANSAS FUR HARVESTERS ASSOCIATION AUCTION FEB. 23
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Gov. Sebelius recommends dedicated funding to support state parks

TOPEKA -- Public comments are invited at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) web log (blog) on a plan that would provide open admission to Kansas state parks. Currently, park visitors must purchase a daily or annual vehicle permit to enter the parks. ... Read More


Stocking program allows opportunity to take rainbow trout Oct. 15-April 15

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) trout program creates a popular winter opportunity for anglers across the state. This stocking program provides fish at 27 sites across Kansas and affords fast action when other fishing can be slow ... Read More


Atlas includes maps of all public-access fishing areas

PRATT -- Anglers looking forward to warmer weather will find welcome news in the
2008 Kansas Fishing Atlas
, available for viewing and download from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us. Printed copies will be available in early M ... Read More


Prehistoric-looking animals migrating northward, now common in Kansas

PRATT -- There’s a “new” animal on the block in Kansas, and a strange one at that. Nine-banded armadillos were first reported in the 1940s when northward migration from Texas and Mexico reached the Sunflower State. By the 1990s, armadillos were common, and they c ... Read More


Walnut Valley Chapter of Quail Forever to hold first fundraising banquet Feb. 16

EL DORADO -- Conservation leaders in Butler County have formed the state's seventh
Quail Forever
(QF) chapter. Known as the Walnut Valley Chapter of QF, the chapter is focused on improving quail habitat in an effort to reverse the downward trend in ... Read More


Trappers should make lot reservations before the auction date

ABILENE -- The Kansas Fur Harvesters Association (KFHA) will conduct a public auction Feb. 23 in Abilene. The auction will be held in Sterl Hall on the county fairgrounds. Lots are open for sellers for $10, and the fee must be sent in before the auction date. Leftover lo ... Read More