KDWP sets eight meeting locations set for public discussion of proposals PRATT – Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks staff will conduct a series of public meetings around the state this spring to describe and hear comments on several fishing regulation changes under consideration. The meetings will also include discussion of several fis ... Read More

Event designed to improve women's skills in all types of firearms shooting CHANUTE -- On May 13, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, the Kansas State Rifle Association, and Lil' Toledo Lodge will sponsor Shooting Skills for Women Day at the Lil' Toledo Lodge, 10600 E. 170th Road, south of Chanute. The event begins at 9 a.m. and run ... Read More

Changes simplify language, mirror federal laws TOPEKA -- This spring, the 2006 Kansas State Legislature passed a bill involving recreational boating laws, and the bill was signed into law by the Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. The law addresses several issues that will benefit boaters. The law clarifies several legal boating terms, as well as updat ... Read More

Free Park Entrance Days, other events on dock for April PRATT -- Each year, Kansas state parks conduct special events, some in conjunction with Free Park Entrance Days, some to celebrate a special historical event or geological attribute of an individual park, and others just for entertainment. Each park sets its own dates for these events, ... Read More

Space still available for women-only hunt COUNCIL GROVE -- In preparation for spring turkey season, hunters are breaking out turkey calls and other gear. However, many Kansans have never experienced the thrill of hunting spring gobblers. To introduce the uninitiated to spring turkey hunting, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks -- in ... Read More