KDWP OFFICES CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., HOLIDAY
WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION APPROVES REGULATIONS
COMMISSION MEMBERS DRAW 2008 BIG GAME PERMIT WINNERS
LATE-SEASON WATERFOWL HUNTING SOME OF THE BEST
QUAIL SEASON ENDS JAN. 20
KDWP FISH INFORMATION NIGHT JAN. 25 IN TOPEKA
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Offices to reopen Jan. 22

PRATT -- All offices of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22.
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Regulations dealing with vehicles on state lands and deer management units heard
INDEPENDENCE – The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission conducted a public meeting on Jan. 10 in Independence. During the public hearing portion of the meeting, commissioners heard four proposals to amend regulations.
Parks Division Director Jerry Hove ... Read More


Seven state organizations named recipients of fund-raising permits
INDEPENDENCE -- Seven Kansas conservation organizations were awarded a 2008 Commission Big Game Permit in a drawing conducted at the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission meeting Jan. 10 in Independence. A total of 113 applications were submitted for the seven available ... Read More


Great duck hunting still ahead; goose seasons extend into February
PRATT -- January may be cold, but many hunters believe it is the best time to hunt waterfowl. Late-migrating mallards often linger in Kansas at this time, and when shallow waters freeze, mallards concentrate on rivers and reservoirs. In much of the state, the Kansas De ... Read More


Pheasant and prairie chicken seasons run Jan. 31
PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds upland bird hunters that the last day of quail season is the third Sunday in January -- Jan. 20 this year. This does not, however, mean the end of upland bird hunting for year. Pheasant season remains open statewide thr ... Read More


Biologists will help anglers learn where the fish are and how to catch them
TOPEKA -- Want to know where the really big fish are? Have a burning question about your favorite lake? Perhaps you have a question about a fishing regulation that you don't understand.
For the answers to these and other questions, anglers in northeast Kans ... Read More