March 15, 2012
System available online April 17; all reservations will shut down April 1-16
PRATT — Have you ever wondered what state park facilities are still available on a busy weekend or wished you could make a reservation in advance from home, when park offices are closed? The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism ... Read More


March 15, 2012
Helicopters will be used to search for new breeding grounds; data may help prevent endangered species listing
PRATT — Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) biologists are cooperating with the Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) to find new lesser prairie chicken breeding gr ... Read More


March 15, 2012
Home energy efficiency, conservation products reviewed
GREAT BEND — On Sunday, March 18, the Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC), northeast of Great Bend on Highway 156, will conduct an energy-saving seminar by eco-consultant Rebecca Ford. In this fast-paced presentation, participants will receive a comprehensiv ... Read More


March 15, 2012
Don’t let severe weather ruin the outdoor experience
TOPEKA — March 12-16 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas, a time to remind Kansas outdoorsmen and women to be prepared for stormy weather in the outdoors. Severe weather can strike quickly in the Sunflower State, and hunters, anglers, and boaters need to kno ... Read More