Organizational meeting set for Nov. 15 in Abilene ABILENE -- Quail Unlimited organizers are sponsoring a meeting in Abilene Nov. 15 to organize a new chapter. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the La Fiesta Restaurant. "I wanted to become involved with Quail Unlimited because of the different types of opportunities they can offer to t ... Read More

Conservation Achievement Award deadline Dec. 1 PRATT -- The Kansas Wildlife Federation's (KWF) Conservation Achievement Awards (CAP) program gives recognition to Kansans who have devoted themselves to conserving the state's natural resources. Whether through education, communication, or on-ground habitat work, such dedicated people are eligi ... Read More

Large fish eat zebra mussels, provide excellent angling opportunity FARLINGTON -- In recent years, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has embarked on a project to stock blue catfish in many of the state's lakes. Blue catfish grow very large (the state record is 94 pounds), provide excellent table fare, and have the added bene ... Read More

Applications available online; deadline Jan. 5 Applications are now available for conservation organizations interested in applying for Commission Big Game Permits. Information and applications are available online at the KDWP website. Applications must be submitted no later than Jan. 5, 2007. Commission permits were authorized by the 2005 K ... Read More

Blog comments invited on changes in 2006 upland bird seasons The 2006 Kansas upland bird seasons are underway. Pheasant season opened Nov. 4 and runs through Jan. 31. Quail season opened Nov. 11 and runs through Jan. 21, 2007. Prairie chicken season opened Nov. 18, and runs through Dec. 31 in the southwest, and Jan. 31 in the east and northw ... Read More