VISIT KANSAS STATE PARKS FOR LATE-SEASON EVENTS

OCTOBER 1 DEADLINE FOR FALL/WINTER SPECIAL HUNT APPLICATIONS

DROUGHT AFFECTS KANSAS TREES

ZEBRA MUSSELS FOUND IN CHASE STATE FISHING LAKE

Sept. 20, 2012
Fall events scheduled; Pleasant weather makes camping enjoyable
PRATT — Labor Day marks the end of camping season for many, but don’t stop yet. Kansas outdoors enthusiasts who venture out now can see the year’s best color while enjoying mild weather. And Kansas state parks continue to provide opportunities of special ... Read More


Sept. 20, 2012
Nearly 300 Kansas special hunts are available by drawing for fall 2012; October 1 deadline
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Special Hunts Program offers a variety of limited hunts, many designed to introduce youth and novices to hunting in an uncrowded setting with opportunity for ... Read More


Sept. 20, 2012
Extreme drought causes early onset of fall color; resource damage expected
IOLA — The Kansas drought is impacting all native habitat elements, including those normally most resistant – trees. Currently, more than 88 percent of the state falls into “extreme” or “exceptional” drought, causing visible damage and unusual ... Read More


September 20, 2012
Popular state fishing lake latest to be infested with aquatic nuisance species
EMPORIA – Officials with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism have confirmed the presence of zebra mussels at Chase State Fishing Lake located in Chase County, 2 ½ miles west of Cottonwood Falls. In regular testing, biol ... Read More