Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks manages fields just for dove hunters
PRATT — The Sept. 1 opening of dove season is fast approaching, and hunters are making final scouting forays. Kansas dove hunting has changed considerably in the past few years. Although the mourning dove is still the primary quarry, Kansas hunters enjoy purs ... Read More


Printed copies available in early September; waterfowl, big game changes highlighted
PRATT — Printed copies of the
2010 Kansas Hunting & Furharvesting Regulations Summary
will be available at Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offices and license vendors around the state about Sept. 1, but hunters can view or d ... Read More


Newly-renovated wildlife area, managed for waterfowl, will be showcased
MANKATO — On Thursday, Sept. 9, managers of Jamestown Wildlife Area invite area hunters and anyone interested in the area to come out and see the conditions first hand. A driving tour will begin from the area office at 6 p.m., and attendees will see the challenges ... Read More


Habitat conditions, fall flight forecast, management plans on agenda
ST. PAUL — On Sept. 8, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will conduct a public meeting to discuss past, present, and future management of Neosho Wildlife Area. The meeting will be begin at 7 p.m. at the Osage Mission Neosho County Museum in St. Paul. ... Read More


First four days of season reserved for youth and novice hunters
BELLVILLE — The dove season opener on Sept. 1 signals the beginning of fall hunting, and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) land managers at Brzon Wildlife Area, north of Belleville, have planted fields to attract this popular game species. Dove proso millet p ... Read More


Grant would aid tallgrass conservation efforts
TOPEKA — The Nature Conservancy Kansas Chapter’s Save the Tallgrass Prairie project is competing for a grant of as much as $250,000 on the Pepsi’s Refresh Everything contest. This is an online voting competition, so everyone interested in this special ecosystem is encouraged to vote. Ever ... Read More