Alternating years with Cheyenne Bottoms, festival helps provide major Kansas birding festival annually WAKEFIELD -- The Kansas Birding Festival (KBF) organizing committee met June 7 at the Wakefield Museum to review the 2006 Kansas Birding Festival and to lay the groundwork for the 2008 event. Comments from participants in this year's fest ... Read More

Kansas among three states honored by Ducks Unlimited PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Ducks Unlimited (DU) volunteers from Kansas took home a Silver State Award from DU’s annual convention in Phoenix on June 2. DU’s state awards recognize states whose volunteers excelled at growing and improving their fund-raising and conservation efforts. “It’s a real pl ... Read More

New chapter focuses on Conservation Reserve Program habitat LIBERAL -- Seward County bird hunters and conservationists have established the Western Wings Chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) in Liberal. The new chapter plans to improve existing Seward County Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) land while also introducing area youth to conservat ... Read More