Official 35th anniversary Sept. 23, but events to be held throughout the end of September PRATT -- Sept. 23 marks the 35th anniversary of National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD), but the contributions of hunters and anglers to outdoor recreation in the U. S. began more than 100 years ago. Those early outdoors men and women were the first s ... Read More

A few positions still open for the coming year PRATT -- AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency created to connect Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation. This year, AmeriCorps will provide more than 470 Kansans the o ... Read More

Managers recommend additional doe harvest HAYS -- The decline of Cedar Bluff Reservoir for the last five years has prompted an increase of approximately 2,900 acres of prime deer habitat in the lake bottom, increasing the white-tailed deer population by an estimated 45 percent in the last three years. The population increase is cause for co ... Read More

One-day class scheduled at Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area PLEASANTON -- In an effort to introduce interested novices to the world of waterfowl hunting, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is offering a one-day class Oct. 7 at Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area , near Pleasanton. The class will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. ... Read More