MANHATTAN – Three major construction projects, led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are in-the-works near Tuttle Creek Dam. Areas of focus include service gates 3 and 4 located in the lakeside intake tower, the Stilling Basin located below the dam, and the Spillway Bridge Deck, east of Tuttle Creek Dam. Construction is set to begin soon, an ... Read More

PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is conducting a five-year review of the lists of Kansas species that are endangered, threatened or Species In Need of Conservation (SINC). Endangered is the most imperiled category of the three, and species on the SINC list are deemed to require conservation measures to preven ... Read More

LOVEWELL STATE PARK – It’s been called the Serengeti of the sky, when snow geese descend on Lovewell Reservoir in late winter. In some years, estimates have put peak numbers at around 1 million snow geese.The show, one of the best wildlife spectacles in Kansas, is just beginning.“When you look up in the sky, it’s just solid geese coming in for ... Read More

EMPORIA – A comprehensive deer research project being conducted by Kansas State University and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is off to a good start. The collaborative effort, which is designed to learn more about mule deer and white-tailed deer in northwestern Kansas, began this February with the goal of capturing ... Read More