March 28, 2013
FISH program receives special recognition from American Fisheries Society
PRATT ­– The American Fisheries Society (AFS) presented the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) with the 2012 Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project award at the March 21 commission meeting in Topeka. KDWPT received the ... Read More


2012 report on Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease helps clarify extent of outbreak
Mar. 21, 2013
2012 EHD report puts outbreak in perspective when compared to neighboring states

PRATT ­– A total of 1,274 deer were suspected of having Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) in 2012, and although considered to be one of the wor ... Read More


Mar. 28, 2013
April 1 Marks the start of the 2013 spring turkey season for archers, youth and disable hunters
PRATT – The sound of a turkey gobble is a sure sign of Spring and music to turkey hunters’ ears. This season will kick off with the youth/disabled and archery season April 1-9, followed by the regular firearm season April 10 ... Read More


Mar. 28, 2013
KDWPT commissioners approve several changes related to legal hunting equipment
PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) adopted a total of six regulations at the Mar. 21 commission meeting in Topeka. The newly-adopted changes simplify hunting regulations, allow more flexibility in legal equi ... Read More