SPECIAL HUNTS OFFER SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY
LEFTOVER NONRESIDENT DEER PERMITS AVAILABLE BEGINNING JULY 20
LOVEWELL STATE PARK HOSTS SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST JULY 19
HYDRILLA ERADICATION PROJECT UNDERWAY AT OLATHE POND
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KDWP's Special Hunts Program takes youth, novices on hunts of a lifetime
PRATT -- Time is short to apply for one of the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks (KDWP) special hunts for beginning hunters. The Special Hunts Program offers a variety of limited hunts, and many are designed to introduce youth and novices to hunting, usually in ... Read More


More than 4,650 permits available to nonresidents; all deer management units have leftover permits
PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that 4,652 nonresident deer permits are still available for the 2009 season. These are permits that were not taken in the May nonresident application period. They ... Read More


14th annual event offers teams prizes and plenty of fun
WEBBER -- The 14th annual Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest at Lovewell State Park, near Webber, is scheduled for Sunday, July 19, at the Southwinds Beach area of the state park. Teams comprising as many as five people can register at the state park office from 8 a.m. to noon on Sun ... Read More


Aquatic nuisance species discovered in city's Black Bob Park Pond last year
PRATT -- In 2008, biologists with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) discovered hydrilla in Olathe's Black Bob Park Pond. A native of Asia, hydrilla is considered an aquatic nuisance species (ANS) in Kansas. Hydrilla seriously interferes with b ... Read More