State income tax return box helps conserve wildlife; tax deadline April 17PRATT -- While it may not be the greatest break in income tax return history, the federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended the 2006 income tax filing deadline to Tuesday, April 17, this year, giving taxpayers an extra two days to file their 2006 federal tax re ... Read More

Public input, reports combine with biologists' data for more complete angling picturePRATT -- Want to know where the fish are biting? The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) can help. One of the most popular and useful tools provided by KDWP is the weekly lake-by-lake fishing reports posted on the agency's website. While these repor ... Read More

Youth and archery seasons added to regular spring seasonPRATT -- In 2007, Kansas turkey hunters will enjoy the longest spring turkey season ever. With the addition of an archery-only season, April 1-10, Kansas hunters will be able to hunt for two full months. As the Kansas spring turkey hunting seasons approach, hunters across the state are ho ... Read More

Space available for Hutchinson area youth hunt
HUTCHINSON -- On April 6 and 7, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will sponsor the Hutchinson area's 8th Annual Youth Turkey Hunt. This hunt is part of KDWP's Hunter Recruitment and Retention Program. Event coordinators areSteve Adams and Kyle McDonald, both of Hutchinson.All youngsters ... Read More

Southwest Kansas companies to add 34,000 acres of native habitat;
potentially the best lesser prairie chicken area anywhere GARDEN CITY -- In an example of how corporate expansion can enhance the needs of native wildlife habitat, Wheatland Electric Cooperative, in cooperation with Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, has purchased 34,000 ... Read More