Independence Day celebrations highlight month PRATT -- Each month, 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, includin ... Read More

Young animals picked up seldom survive, pose health risk PRATT -- Spring and early summer are times when most wildlife species bear their young, and occasionally, people will see a "baby" raccoon, deer, rabbit, or other species out in the open with no adult in sight. Thinking the young animal has been abandoned, well-meaning peopl ... Read More

Event in conjunction with the Heartland Wildlife Expo KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Quail Unlimited (QU) will host its annual National Convention in Kansas City July 26-29 at the Westin Crown Center . The organization will be celebrating its 25th anniversary of quail conservation. The theme for this year’s annual convention is “Flight To The Future.” ... Read More

Report shows success of five-year-old wildlife grant program FORT COLLINS, Co. -- Five years ago, the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (RMBO) began monitoring the population, distribution, and density of birds in the shortgrass prairie using a new protocol specifically designed for private and agriculture-dominated landscapes. The "Sect ... Read More