July 4, 2013
Small Game Coordinator Jim Pitman named “Wildlife Biologist of the Year”
PRATT ­– The Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) recently recognized Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) small game coordinator Jim Pitman as the 2013 “Wildlife Biologist of the Year.” Pitman was presented ... Read More


July 4, 2013
Resident Firearm Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer permits allow resident hunters to take a mule deer or white-tailed deer of either sex
PRATT ­– The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism reminds resident hunters that Firearm Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer permit applications must be submitted online by July 12 ... Read More


July 4, 2013
Many Kansas state parks will be hosting family-friendly events throughout the holiday weekend

PRATT– If you’re looking for a fun and safe way to celebrate the 4th of July, look no farther than your local Kansas state park. Many Kansas state parks will be hosting family-friendly events throughout the holiday wee ... Read More


July 3, 2013
Commission votes to keep coyote hunting regulations as they are
GARDEN CITY– At the public hearing conducted June 27 in Garden City, the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission rejected a recommendation to prohibit coyote hunting with the use of vehicles and two-way radios during the regular firearm deer season. K ... Read More


July 3, 2013
Three lakes under warning, one lake under partial advisory heading into July 4 weekend

TOPEKA
– The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in ... Read More