Nov. 6, 2014Event to honor young outdoorsman, support 4-H shooting sports PRATT ­– To honor the life of a young outdoorsman and past 4-H Shooting Sports member, members of the Morris County Sharp Shooters club invite hunters to join them for the annual Ethan Carroll Memorial Coyote Calling Contest Nov. 29. The event will be based at the Mo ... Read More

Nov. 6, 2014Seeds collected will be planted at the Kansas Children’s Discovery CenterPRATT – Kansas Native Plant Society (KNPS) members are looking for volunteers to help collect prairie wildflower and grass seeds at Burnett’s Mound, 3511 SW Skyline Pkwy, Topeka,  from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 16. Seeds collected will be planted as part of ... Read More

Nov. 6, 2014Fourteen species of furbearers may be hunted and trappedduring traditional seasonPRATT – Have you ever had a family of raccoons make nightly “yard art” with the contents of your trash cans? Or a muskrat turn your pond dam into Swiss cheese? Although these furbearers play vital roles in the balance of nature, sometimes they can be co ... Read More