Mild winter and ideal nesting conditions spell second straight year for more birds
PRATT — Upland bird hunters who thought we had a good season last year should be pleased to know that the trend should continue in 2010. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has completed summer surveys, and the results, compiled in the ... Read More


Permits available online, over the counter; “lengthen” season for many
PRATT — No matter what equipment a hunter uses, it's time to gear up for deer season. Two Kansas deer seasons open in September, and another opens in October. The muzzleloader season opened Sept. 20 and runs through Oct. 3; the archery season opened Sept. 20 and ru ... Read More


Special event designed to encourage youth participation in outdoor shooting sports; Oct. 4 pre-registration deadline
COUNCIL GROVE — Council Grove area youth are invited to attend a free shotgun, pellet rifle, and archery shooting clinic on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Council Grove Reservoir. Sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife an ... Read More


Two meetings allow public input on wind generators in the park
WILSON — On Sept. 29, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will conduct two public meetings to present information concerning the potential installation of two wind turbines within Wilson State Park. Representatives from KDWP and Ameresco will outline these plans, w ... Read More