KDWP not receiving applications; deadline Jan. 1
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that conservation organizations need to apply for Commission Big Game permits soon if they hope to take advantage of this fund-raising tool. Commission Big Game permits are available for qualified conservation orga ... Read More

Latest rules; how, where, and what to fish for; much more included
PRATT — Printed copies of the
2011 Kansas Fishing Regulations Summary
booklet will be available in early Jan., according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). Among other things, the publication lists new regulations that take effect Jan. 1, 2011. ... Read More

Role of Fire On the Prairie title of feature presentations; much more offered
WICHITA — On Jan. 20-21, six professional societies that promote the wise use and management of Kansas’ natural resources will sponsor the third Kansas Natural Resources Conference at the Airport Hilton in Wichita. The theme of the plenary session is “Throug ... Read More

Although parks will be open, many park offices will be closed for holidays

PRATT — Spending time with families is important to everyone during the holidays. With limited staff taking annual leave, many state park offices will be closed on certain days before Christmas and after New Year's Day. This only affects the park offices; park ... Read More