Eighty test locations established across state This year, hunters can help the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) monitor the status of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the state's big game population by having deer and elk tested -- for free. Through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), KDWP is able to pr ... Read More

While some services limited, park usage still encouraged Fall and winter are great times to enjoy Kansas state parks, but cooler temperatures mean fewer visitors, as well as some necessary adjustments by park staff. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks designates Oct. 1-March 31 as off-season months for state parks. During this time, ... Read More

Conservation Achievement Award deadline Dec. 1 Throughout the state, Kansans are actively involved in programs to conserve the environment and promote environmental education and outreach. Often, these dedicated groups and individuals go unnoticed. To give the people the recognition they deserve, the Kansas Wildlife Federation (KWF) annually ... Read More

Silhouette shooting, other events promoted by national organization The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) currently features a new website to help shooters and hunters enjoy their recreation. The NSSF combs the country and reports on new hunting lands, seasons, ranges, and more in every state. Online visitors to the website (www.hun ... Read More

Two-person teams needed for charitable competition A group of Emporia hunters have organized a charitable competition to help local folks in need this Holiday Season, with hopes of making this an annual fundraiser. The event runs Dec. 7-9 and will provide wild game for the Salvation Army's various food assistance programs. Deer harvested wil ... Read More