Feb. 16, 2012
Through March 1, registration open to first-time participants only, then open to all; limited to 48 participants
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program now offers a spring workshop to complement the traditional fall workshop that has been offere ... Read More

Feb. 16, 2012
Online video reveals all the secrets of catching the state’s favorite panfish
PRATT — A new video,
Kansas Crappie Bonanza
, will be released by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) on Feb. 17 to show anglers how to catch crappie throughout the year in the Sunflower State. Although this popu ... Read More

Feb. 16, 2012
Record duck harvest recorded despite dry year
PLEASANTON — Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area, near the Missouri border in Linn County, reported a record breaking-year for waterfowl hunters in the 2011-2012 season. Duck hunters reported harvesting more than 8,300 ducks during the 74-day season, shattering the old record ... Read More

Feb. 16, 2012
National event free with military ID on Feb. 17-19
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever has announced that all active military personnel will receive free admission to its National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic when the event comes to the Kansas City Convention Center’s Bartle Hall on Feb. 17, 1 ... Read More

Feb. 16, 2012
$37,307 devoted to two Kansas projects
LUBBOCK, Texas — At a January meeting of the Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV), the group’s management board approved more than $107,000 in ConocoPhillips grants to support five conservation projects. The grants will support habitat conservation, outreach, and research efforts in ... Read More