Jan. 17, 2013
Trumpeter swan sightings are both uncommon and unforgettable
PRATT – Trumpeter swan sightings have been reportedly recently in several Kansas counties, including Neosho, Montgomery, Sedgwick, and Douglas. The largest species of the swan family, trumpeter swans can grow to 60 inches long and have wing spans of nearly 8 ... Read More

Jan. 17, 2013
Hunters have the remainder of January to hunt the 2012-2013 fall turkey season
PRATT – The 2012-2013 fall turkey season is coming to a close, but not before hunters get one last chance to bag their late-season bird. From Jan. 14-31, hunters will have the opportunity to hunt turkey once more in any of the five open unit ... Read More

Jan. 17, 2013
Seven lucky conservation nonprofits receive Commission Big Game Permits
PRATT – Seven lucky nonprofit organizations recently received what some consider to be the golden tickets of conservation fundraising: Commission Big Game Permits. These permits were awarded during the January 10 Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism ... Read More

January 17, 2013
Special deer permits and boating issues on agenda


– The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has released a list of the legislative initiatives for the 2013 session. This year’s agenda is less ambitious than last year’s, and three of the four initiatives involv ... Read More