Public invited to view, learn more about America's national bird PRATT -- With the arrival of winter, bald eagles have been migrating into Kansas. This provides bird watchers a number of opportunities to observe this magnificent avian predator. To improve such opportunities, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks -- in cooperation with ... Read More

Trophy deer law imposes automatic $5,000 fine SEVERY -- On Thursday, Dec. 1, natural resource officer Dan Melson, Eureka, received a call from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) Pratt Operations Office regarding a deer poaching report. An anonymous caller had phoned the KDWP Law Enforcement Division claiming that a rural Se ... Read More

Lake being drained for repairs; length and creel limits suspended BALDWIN -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is draining Douglas State Fishing Lake (SFL) for repair of the dam and valve-intake line. Rather than waste fish currently in the lake, KDWP will open it for public salvage Jan. 7-15.
Legal methods of salvage incl ... Read More

Northwest Topeka property offers trails, fishing, day-use potential TOPEKA -- It is official. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks started 2006 off by assuming ownership of a donated 76-acre tract of land that will become the state’s 24th state park. A development group -- 21st Century Ad Astra, L.L.C. -- donated the property to the K ... Read More