PRATT – C’mon Kansas, let’s go camping! There are 26 Kansas state parks just waiting for you to explore, and it won’t be more fun or affordable than it will be on May 6, 2017. That’s when Kansas state parks will recognize the “Let’s Camp America!” campaign, sponsored by America’s State Parks, and offer free park entrance to visitors. In its thi ... Read More

PRATT – It can be difficult to not “save” a wild animal that appears injured or abandoned. But aside from human health concerns and laws prohibiting possession of wildlife, the reality is the animal will have its best chance for survival if it’s left alone. That animal also deserves the chance to stay wild. Taking a young wild animal with the i ... Read More

PRATT – What’s a bathymetric map, you ask? Bathymetry is the study of underwater depth of lake or ocean floors. So, it’s really a topographical map of the lake’s floor, and those maps have traditionally only been available for our larger reservoirs. However, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) fisheries biologists have been ... Read More