Great duck hunting still ahead; goose seasons extend into FebruaryPRATT -- January. Absolutely the best time to hunt waterfowl. While this statement may be up for debate, many waterfowl hunters take it as gospel because late-migrating mallards often touch down in Kansas at this time. When shallow waters freeze, mallards concentrate on rivers a ... Read More

Counting backyard birds doubles the pleasure of winter activityPRATT -- Thousands of Kansans enjoy watching birds at backyard feeders, and this month, they can enjoy it even more. As snow, rain, and frigid winter temperatures entice finches, cardinals, juncos, woodpeckers, and a variety of other birds to backyard bird feeders across Kansas, bi ... Read More

Data show overall decrease in river and stream contaminants TOPEKA -- The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued fish consumption advisories for 2007. The advisories identify species of fish that should be eaten in limited quantities, or in some cases, avoided alt ... Read More