Litter, fishing violations prompt closure

LAWRENCE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Reservoir will be temporarily closing the outlet area below lake's dam on Friday, July 13.

An increasing amount of litter, trash and various fishing violations after high lake releases in the outlet area has prompted this temporary ... Read More


Ranchers, farmers, and rangeland specialists offer conservation advice

MCPHERSON -- Two seminars entitled “Principles of Rangeland Management: Grass and Animal Ecology in Kansas" will provide interested ranchers, landowners, land managers, and others hands-on experience and a chance to learn conservation techniques from other ... Read More


Basic wingshooting, duck identification, calling techniques


among skills youth 10 through 16 will be taught

SCOTT CITY -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will host a Youth Waterfowl Day on August 4 at Scott State Park. Events will introduce young hunters to the skills and equipment necessary to hunt ducks and ... Read More


Open for reservation year-round, cabins are comfortable accommodations


for anglers and hunters

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced the opening of two new rental cabins, one at Ottawa State Fishing Lake and the other at Mined Land Wildlife Area's Trout Pit 30.

Ottawa offers one mod ... Read More


Staff hope to have area repaired in time for waterfowl season

ST. PAUL -- Heavy rainfall in southeast Kansas in early July caused the Neosho River and its tributaries to overflow and breach levees that normally keep the river out of the Neosho Wildlife Area, a popular waterfowl hunting spot just east of St. Paul. Extensive flooding ... Read More