View aerial images of favorite state parks from comfort of home

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us, offers many informational features about each of its state parks, including detailed news, brochures, camping area information, events, photographs, fish and wildlife, and direc ... Read More


Modifications due to low water

SYLVAN GROVE -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has been considering implementing a deeper water waterfowl refuge at Wilson Reservoir for several years. While the water portion of the refuge designated on the west end in 1996 has been effective for sandhill cranes and early migrating wate ... Read More


Butterfly's long migration hits Kansas in September

PRATT -- September is the month to look for masses of migrating
monarch butterflies
in Kansas. This familiar species has migratory behavior much like
that of birds, which is unique in the insect kingdom. Navigating strictly on instinct, every monarch east of the Rocky Mo ... Read More


Website honored by internet education portal

MANHATTAN -- An educational website for Kansas State University's Konza Prairie Biological Station has been recognized for its outstanding educational content. The Konza Environmental Education Program website has earned an Award of Excellence from StudySphere, an education portal on th ... Read More


Group to promote quail habitat improvement, field trials in region

GIRARD -- Recently, a group of 17 conservation-minded individuals from the Pittsburg-Girard area formed the new Southeast Kansas (SEK)
Quail Unlimited
Chapter. New chapter volunteers are eager to donate their time and energy on projects ranging from a conservat ... Read More