Game Warden Appreciation Day May 13

Game Warden Appreciation Day May 13

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 with the presentation of colors by the KDWPT color guard at 10 a.m., followed by K-9 demonstrations every hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Multiple interactive stations and displays will be set up and available throughout the day, including equipment displays, Laser Shot, a “Dunk The Warden” tank, archery, kid’s casting contest, and more.

Lunch will be provided to the first 500 visitors from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participants can also enter drawings for free prizes and sign up for hunter education and boating education classes.

For more information, contact Steve Gonzales at (316) 640-8672 or, or Major Dan Hesket at (316) 772-0563.

A special thanks to the Coleman Company, Cabela’s, and the Kansas Wildlife Officers Association for their support of this event.