Deadline July 15

PRATT -- Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offers a number of special hunts on KDWP land. Hunters looking for a high-quality hunting experience are encouraged to apply for these special hunts. Dozens of specially-planned, limited-draw hunts for upland birds, doves, waterfowl, and deer a ... Read More


Alternative delivery class offers hands-on outdoor training

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' Hunter Education Section is offering a women-only hunter education course beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, in Pratt. Class enrollment is limited to girls and women wanting to obtain hunter ... Read More


Cabins offer home away from home on the lake

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) continues to add new cabins to its state park system. The cabins feature all the comforts of home while providing access to the pleasure of parks and lakes across the state.

These cabins feature amenities such as full bathr ... Read More


Program lifts fees, increases quality of local lakes

PRATT — Fishing in Kansas has always been good, but the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP)
Community Fisheries Assistance Program
(CFAP) has improved both angler access and the quality of fisheries. Now in its second year, the program uses federal dollars derive ... Read More


Fewer than 3,300 acres left

PRATT -- Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks federal Farm Bill coordinator Cherrie Nolden reminds agricultural producers that there are fewer than 3,300 acres left in a new allocation of CP33 Conservation Reserve Program contracts designated for counties in eastern Kansas.

“KDWP encourages farm ... Read More