TOPEKA – On May 5, Governor Sam Brownback hosted a ceremonial signing of the bill renaming Lake Scott State Park to Historic Lake Scott State Park. Park staff and other officials from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) attended the ceremony. The new name will take effect beginning July 1, 2017. The bill to rename the p ... Read More

PRATT – Outdoor Writers of Kansas (OWK) members have stepped up again to help fund hunting and fishing licenses for Kansas disabled veterans. OWK members challenge all Kansas conservation organizations to match or beat their 2017 donation of $1,000.Each fiscal year, the Kansas Legislature appropriates funding to the Kansas Department of Wildlif ... Read More

PRATT – Summertime colds can be good-time killers, but there’s another kind of summer fever that’s sure to be a good-time creator: fishing fever. Whether you’ve never been fishing before, are looking to brush up your skills, or just want a fun, family-friendly event to take your kids to, the Aquatic Education calendar at has your ... Read More

PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), along with Alpha One Drop Zone, invite you to meet Kansas game wardens, as well as experience various duties wardens conduct in the course of their jobs. This special one-day event will be held at Alpha One Drop Zone, 443 N. Maize Road, Wichita, on May 13.The event will begin ... Read More