Tests conducted nationwide, in Kansas, reveal no current threat
WASHINGTON, DC -- In 2006, tests on nearly 75,000 wild ducks, gulls, and other birds revealed no sign of dangerous H5N1 avian influenza -- commonly known as "bird flu" -- in the United States, according to the
U.S. Geological Survey (
USGS). Although the test ... Read More


Business honored for supporting O.K. Kids Days, wetland development, park cabins

OLATHE -- On Feb. 18, the
Kansas Wildscape Foundation
recognized
Bass Pro Shops
commitment to the Outdoor Kansas for Kids (O.K. Kids) program, as well as their role in helping Kansas Wildscape being named the 2006 National Foundation of the Yea ... Read More


Awards highlight environmental education excellence
TOPEKA --
The Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
(KACEE) has announced recipients of their 2006-2007 Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education awards. Nominated by peers for outstanding leadership and achievement, award recipients work in ... Read More


Quality emphasized over quantity in habitat management bids
EDGEFIELD, SC--
Quail Unlimited
(QU) and Budweiser recently announced that they will continue to sponsor the Adopt-A-Covey Program introduced last year. In its inaugural year, almost 300 landowners participated, enrolling more than 100,000 acres in projects to enhance hab ... Read More