Kansas law requires all motor vehicles entering state parks to have a motor vehicle permit. It does, however, provide a special pass for members of the media to enter state parks for special events or sightseeing. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) would like to provide you with a state parks media pass, which will be valid thr ... Read More

Traveling playa lakes exhibit to feature day of demonstrations, crafts, other educational activities; will remain in Colby through Feb. 28 COLBY -- The award-winning exhibit on playa lakes, "Playas: Gems of the Plains,” is open at the Prairie Museum of Art and History, 1905 S. Franklin, Colby, through Feb. 28. The display is a traveli ... Read More

Wichita home to third Kansas QF chapter opening WICHITA -- Quail hunters from the Wichita area have formed the third Quail Forever (QF) chapter in Kansas. The new group, to be called the Keeper of the Plains Chapter, will focus on quail habitat and youth hunter recruitment in southcentral Kansas. The chapter held its first meeting Jan. 10 a ... Read More

Winner bags a two-day guided hunt PRATT -- This spring, young hunters can write a story and win a guided spring turkey hunt with KDWP's Jared McJunkin. McJunkin guides annually for the Kansas Governor’s Annual One-Shot Turkey Hunt held each spring in El Dorado and loves to introduce fellow hunters, especially youth, to turkey hunting. This ... Read More