PRAIRIE PRESERVE OPENS GATES TO FREE KIDS’ FISHING CLINIC
KDWP'S PRATT EDUCATION CENTER AND MUSEUM HOME TO 100-YEAR-OLD TURTLE
LOVEWELL STATE PARK INTRODUCES GEOCACHING FOR KIDS
KANSAN NAMED 2007 QUAIL UNLIMITED ADOPT-A-COVEY REGIONAL WINNER
KANSAS RIVERS AND STREAMS FLOAT GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE
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Tallgrass Prairie Preserve begins new tradition introducing youth to outdoors

STRONG CITY -- The National Park Service (NPS) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are joining the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) to sponsor a kids’ fishing clinic at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve on Saturday, April 26, from 1 p.m. to 3 ... Read More


Rare alligator snapping turtle weighs more than 120 pounds

PRATT -- An alligator snapping turtle weighing more than 120 pounds and estimated to be more than 100 years old is now on display at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Pratt Education Center, 2 miles east and 1 mile south of Pratt. The massive reptile was given to ... Read More


High-tech treasure hunt is feature event of OK Kids Day

MANKATO -- This year’s OK Kids Day at Lovewell State Park on April 19 promises to be a fun and educational event where kids can participate in hands-on activities in Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and geocaching. Crystal Fangmeier, University of Nebraska Extension ... Read More


Greensburg man honored for wildlife habitat work; 2008 applications now available

GREENSBURG -- Jason Johnson of Paradise Island Farms, near Greensburg, was recently recognized as the 2007 Quail Unlimited/Budweiser Adopt-A-Covey Central Plains Regional Award winner by Bob Peterson, Quail Unlimited (QU) Central Plains regional direc ... Read More


Book describes almost 1,000 miles of rivers available to the public

MADISON, Wis. -- For years, Kansas canoe, kayak, and float-trip enthusiasts have pined for places to put boats in the water and enjoy a peaceful day on the river. While those places have always existed, they haven't been well-known. With the publication of Dave Mur ... Read More