KDWP REVEALS 5-YEAR TRAILS PLAN
MAY IS TIME TO CLEAN UP ON CRAPPIE
KANSAS STATE PARK USERS ARE ("GEO")CACHING IN
CROUCH NAMED NEW CONSERVATION POLICY DIRECTOR FOR PLAYA LAKES JOINT VENTURE
KANSAS YOUNGSTERS WIN 2008 STATE-FISH ART CONTEST
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Study examines wealth of information to improve existing trails and plan future ones

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced guidelines for improvement of existing trails and development of more trails throughout the Sunflower State. Entitled
Kansas State Trails Plan 2008
, the 103-page document ... Read More


Kansas anglers out in force as popular sportfish move to shallow water

PRATT -- Of all Kansas outdoor recreation opportunities, crappie fishing is one of the most popular. These tasty fish bite year-round, but spring brings them close to shore, where they spawn in shallow water. This makes great fishing for anyone with a hook and l ... Read More


High-tech "treasure hunt" contest offered at 29 locations this year

PRATT -- Kansans throughout the state are excited about a new outdoor activity called geocaching, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is making participation easier. As the sport has gained in popularity, KDWP has offered more opportuni ... Read More


New position to focus on enhancing wildlife habitat through the federal Farm Bill

LAFAYETTE, Colo. -- The
Playa Lakes Joint Venture
(PLJV) has appointed Barth Crouch as the organization's new conservation policy director, and federal Farm Bill programs will be his primary area of responsibility. Crouch is no stranger to Farm ... Read More


Youth artists to be honored at State-Fish Art Expo July 19-20

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Wildlife Forever has announced Kansas winners of the group's 2008 State-Fish Art Contest. In the 7th- through 9th-grade category, Evan Pflugradt of Olathe took first place. Audra Miller, of Halstead, won Kansas honors in the 10th- through 12th-grade ... Read More