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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism are issuing revised fish consumption advisories for 2018. The advisories identify types of fish or other aquatic animals that should be eaten in limited quantities or, in some cases, avoided altogether because of contaminatio ... Read More


PRATT – January is arguably the best time of year to spot bald eagles in Kansas and staff at the Milford Nature Center and Clinton State Park want to make sure you don’t miss that opportunity.The Milford Nature Center will be hosting its annual Eagle Day at Milford Reservoir on Jan. 20, 2018, featuring a series of educational programs at the Mi ... Read More


PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KWPT) Commission will conduct their first public meeting of the New Year on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Milford Lake Conference Center, 3710 Farnum Creek Road, Milford. The afternoon session will begin at 1 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m., then the Commission will convene for the evening session a ... Read More


PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Marc Murrell has been appointed to director of the Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC) in Wichita. The GPNC Steering Committee selected Murrell to take over after former director Jim Mason retired in December.Murrell has served as the GPNC building manager since the facility o ... Read More