Mar. 21, 2013
Small grants program helps nongame wildlife
PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) is accepting proposals for the Chickadee Checkoff Small Grants Program through April 15. The program, which is funded by donations, aids individuals and organizations in carrying out projects focused on nat ... Read More


Mar. 21, 2013
A multi-year investigation for paddlefish poachers spans
nine states, including Kansas
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.

Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently conducted a multi-year, undercover investigation that resulted in more than 100 suspects span ... Read More


Mar. 21, 2013
John and Fran Peterson make significant bequest to The Nature Conservancy in Kansas
TOPEKA ­­– The Nature Conservancy in Kansas, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to the protection of ecologically important lands and waters, received nearly $1 million dollars from the estate of John and Fran Peterson. ... Read More


March 21, 2013
Video takes viewers along on walleye egg-taking journey
PRATT – “Walleye For Tomorrow,” a 15-minute video produced by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), shows each step in the process of producing walleye for Kansas lakes. Populations of this popular sport fish in Kansas lakes depend on the ... Read More