WEATHER EXTREMES COLOR UPLAND BIRD PROSPECTS
STATE LAW REGULATING MOTORBOAT NOISE LEVELS IN EFFECT
JAMESTOWN WILDLIFE AREA RECEIVES NEW GRANT FUNDING
PARK DIRECTORS AIM TO IMPROVE AMERICAN CHILDREN'S HEALTH
MILFORD TO HOST MONSTER MYTHS BY MOONLIGHT OCT. 13
TUTTLE CREEK EQUESTRIAN RIDE OCT. 5-7
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Good spring nesting conditions allow birds to recover from severe winter

PRATT -- For Sunflower State upland bird hunters, the prospects for hunting this fall are a mixed bag, thanks to Kansas’ unpredictable weather.

“Due to one of the most severe winters in recent memory, the number of pheasants going into the nesting season w ... Read More


Complaints from other boaters, lake users led to change

PRATT -- Before 1994, Kansas boating laws required motorboats with above-water exhausts to have a muffled system and motors with exhaust stacks to have water-induction systems to reduce noise. The law was difficult to enforce, and when the boating laws were rewritten, the regu ... Read More


12,000 wetland acres to be restored and protected in four states

LAFAYETTE, Colo. -- The
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission
recently awarded $2.17 million in
North American Wetlands Conservation Act
(NAWCA) funds for three projects within the
Playa Lakes Joint Venture
(PLJV) region during its Sept. 12 meeting in Was ... Read More


National, state officials pledge comprehensive effort to connect children and nature

PRATT -- A recent National Conference on Parks ended with a ground-breaking agreement designed to improve the health of America’s children.

The
National Association of State Park Directors
, under the leadership of newly-elected President Gr ... Read More


Halloween critters, hayrack ride, and "monster" myth-busters play featured

JUNCTION CITY -- "Monster Myths by Moonlight" is the title of an Oct. 13 event at Milford State Park. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and include a hayrack ride and exploration of the nature trails by moonlight.

Biologists ... Read More


Event stresses horsemanship, horse care

MANHATTAN -- The Flint Hills Competitive Trail Ride at Tuttle Creek State Park has been an annual event for the last 30 years. This year, the event will be held Oct. 5-7 at the park's Randolph Area. The event is sanctioned by the
North American Trail Ride Conference
(NATRC), headquartered ... Read More