KDWP INVESTIGATING REPORTED KILLING OF MOUNTAIN LION IN KANSAS
HARMON EARNS 2007 KANSAS WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AWARD
NO NEW CASES OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE FOUND IN KANSAS
PRESCRIBED BURNS IN SPRING IMPROVE WILD TURKEY HABITAT
KANSAS BIRDING FESTIVAL AT WAKEFIELD APRIL 25-27
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Officers searching for more clues on origin of cat

PRATT -- Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) officers are investigating the alleged killing of a mountain lion, also known as a cougar or puma, in southcentral Kansas last fall. Investigators learned of the case the first week in March.

A Barber County landowner repo ... Read More


Osage City man also garners nomination for national award

PRATT -- Bob Harmon, Osage City, received the 2007 Wildlife Habitat Conservation Award representing Osage County at the Osage County Conservation District's Annual Conservation Meeting and Banquet on Feb. 11. This award is sponsored by the Kansas Bankers Association, Quail U ... Read More


More than 2,000 samples tested
EMPORIA -- This year, chronic wasting disease (CWD) was detected by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) in three wild white-tailed bucks, all 2 ½ years of age or older, harvested during the rifle season in Decatur County northeast of Oberlin along Sappa Creek. In this same vicinity, Nebraska ... Read More


Selective burning during nesting season can be more effective than earlier burns

ALLEN -- Wildlife managers know the use of prescribed fire as a land management tool is an excellent way to improve wildlife habitat. However, each spring wildlife biologists hear the fears of concerned hunters who don't understand that prescribed burn ... Read More


Birdwatching, wetland and prairie chicken tours, seminars to be featured;


April 10 registration deadline

WAKEFIELD -- On April 25-27, the Kansas Birding Festival will be held near Wakefield. The three-day event will feature seminars on birds and birdwatching, guided field trips, food, and much more.

On Friday, April 2 ... Read More