Mar. 7, 2013
Free entrance at all Kansas state parks, along with special events for the family
TOPEKA ­– On Saturday, Mar. 9, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will host a free entrance day and open houses at all state parks. Visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of events at most par ... Read More

March 7, 2013
Public hearing to include big game legal equipment, Secretary’s Orders for deer permits
PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing on Thursday, Mar. 21, at the Kansas Historical Society History Center, 6425 SW 6 Ave., in Topeka. The afternoon session will begin a ... Read More

Mar. 7, 2013
Local group acknowledges individual achievements in conservation
PRATT ­– The Kansas Wildlife Federation (KWF) honored 13 individuals and organizations for their conservation efforts in 2012 at the Conservation Achievement Program (CAP) Awards banquet on Feb. 23. The banquet, held in Emporia, was part of KWF’s annual m ... Read More

Mar. 7, 2013
Warmer temperatures give way to a special snagging season
PRATT ­– A much-anticipated season for Kansas anglers draws near as paddlefish begin their annual spring spawning run. From Mar. 15-May 15, paddlefish permit-holders can snag up to six of these gentle giants from designated areas on the Neosho and Marais des Cygn ... Read More

Mar. 7, 2013
No-kill season allows runners and their dogs to sharpen hunting abilities
PRATT – Mar. 1, opening day of running season, marks the start of an eight-month-long race as hound enthusiasts and their dogs perfect their furbearer-chasing skills. Through Nov. 1, hunters and their dogs can chase – but not take – bobcats, oposs ... Read More