2009 NONRESIDENT DEER APPLICATION DEADLINE JUNE 1
USDA EXTENDS CRP CONTRACTS FOR WILDLIFE BENEFITS
BUMBLE BEE NEST SITE SURVEY NO BEE IN THE BONNET
HUNTING ACCIDENTS DECREASED IN 2008
13TH ANNUAL GOVERNOR'S GOLF & FISHING CLASSIC JUNE 12-13
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No mail-in applications accepted
PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds all nonresident hunters that 2009 nonresident deer permit applications are due by midnight, June 1. All
applications must be made online
through the KDWP website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us. Downloadable mail-in applications are not avai ... Read More


Contracts expiring in September may be extended with wildlife-friendly practices
PRATT -- Some landowners whose Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts expire in September can now extend their contracts, keeping the land in cover beneficial to wildlife, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Farm Services Agency
(FSA ... Read More


Survey designed to glean much-need information on important insect; public urged to participate
ATHENS, Ga. -- Bumble bees are important pollinators of agricultural crops and wild plants, but little is known about their natural history in North America. Anecdotal evidence and preliminary research suggest that bumble bee species are de ... Read More


271,000 hunters record only 16 accidents during 3 million days afield
PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reports that there were 16 hunting accidents in 2008, with three fatalities, two of which were not actually legal hunting incidents. This is an decrease of three accidents from the previous year and is a ve ... Read More


Win cash prizes; sponsored soldiers being deployed to Iraq in August
JUNCTION CITY -- The Kansas Wildscape Foundation has announced that the 13th Annual Governor's Golf & Fishing Classic will be held June 12-13. The golfing event takes place on Friday, June 12, at rolling Meadows Golf Course, and the fishing event will be held Jun ... Read More