Dec. 24, 2014Projects submitted for funding will be discussedPRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Trails Advisory Board will hold a public meeting Thursday, February 5, 2015, at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29 Street N, Wichita. Projects previously submitted for funding under the Recreational Trails Fund ... Read More

Dec. 24, 2014Buy your 2015 licenses before hunting, fishing Jan. 1PRATT –  Before hitting the outdoors this new year, check to make sure your Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) licenses are up to date. All 2014 hunting and fishing licenses will expire Dec. 31, 2014. While unfilled deer permits purchased in 2014 remain ... Read More

Dec. 24, 2014The nation’s symbol can be spotted in Kansas throughout winterPRATT – Winter temperatures may have you hunkered down, but Kansas skies will soon give you a reason to look up. Throughout the months of December and January, the nation’s symbol, the bald eagle, can be viewed in Kansas, and with the right know-how, you might spot more ... Read More

Dec. 24, 2014Kansas state park trails can be utilized year-roundPRATT – Slip on some thick socks, throw on a sweatshirt, and lace up those hiking boots because Kansas state park trails are open Jan. 1 for First Day Hikes. Hiking is not only a fun way to increase your cardiovascular health, but it’s also an effective calorie-burner. For those wh ... Read More

Dec. 24, 2014Unfilled deer tags may be used to take antlerless whitetails with legal equipmentPRATT ­– The New Year may be ringing in, but there’s still time for hunters to use any unfilled permits from the 2014 deer season. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, hunters make take antlerless white-tailed deer using any legal equipment. Deer Management Unit (D ... Read More