Deadline July 15 PRATT -- Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offers a number of special hunts on KDWP land. Hunters looking for a high-quality hunting experience are encouraged to apply for these special hunts. Dozens of specially-planned, limited-draw hunts for upland birds, doves, waterfowl, and deer are availab ... Read More

Alternative delivery class offers hands-on outdoor training PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' Hunter Education Section is offering a women-only hunter education course beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, in Pratt. Class enrollment is limited to girls and women wanting to obtain hunter education ... Read More

Cabins offer home away from home on the lake PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) continues to add new cabins to its state park system. The cabins feature all the comforts of home while providing access to the pleasure of parks and lakes across the state. These cabins feature amenities such as full bathroom with a sho ... Read More

Program lifts fees, increases quality of local lakes PRATT — Fishing in Kansas has always been good, but the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) Community Fisheries Assistance Program (CFAP) has improved both angler access and the quality of fisheries. Now in its second year, the program uses federal dollars derived from excise ... Read More

Fewer than 3,300 acres left PRATT -- Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks federal Farm Bill coordinator Cherrie Nolden reminds agricultural producers that there are fewer than 3,300 acres left in a new allocation of CP33 Conservation Reserve Program contracts designated for counties in eastern Kansas. “KDWP encourages farmers and produc ... Read More