Feb. 1, 2012
Effort will concentrate on two” focal areas” in eastern Kansas
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is introducing a new five-year initiative — the Kansas Quail Initiative — aimed at improving habitat conditions for bobwhite quail, an upland species that has declined throughout much of ... Read More


Feb. 1, 2012
2012 statewide summary helps anglers find best spots to fish
PRATT — Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) prepares the
Kansas Fishing Forecast
, an indispensable tool that forecasts fishing prospects in public waters throughout the state.
The
2012 Kansas Fishing Forecast ... Read More


Feb. 1, 2012
Small wildlife enhancement project application deadline Feb. 29, 2012
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) Chickadee Checkoff Program has funded hundreds of nongame species projects through the years. These range in scope from small species survey projects of $500 or less to efforts of ... Read More


Feb. 1, 2012
Guide hunts, gun giveaway to highlight event; application deadline March 30
HIAWATHA — The Thundering Toms Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) — representing Northeast Kansas and Southeast Nebraska with headquarters in Hiawatha, Kan. — will sponsor a guided youth turkey hunt on Saturday, April 7. Hun ... Read More


Feb. 2, 2012
Funds will help attract visitors, enhance economic development
TOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has awarded two grants totaling $70,350 to the Great Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Exploration Place, Inc., in Wichita, to help the organizations with their marketing efforts. ... Read More