Thirty-two percent decline rangewide, but wet spring could mean good reproduction
PRATT -- Each spring, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) conducts a survey of pheasants throughout their range in the Sunflower State. As the mating season approaches, roosters increase crowing, and KDWP staff driving routes, stopping at establish ... Read More

Independence Day fireworks highlight early-July events
PRATT -- Each month, Kansas state parks (SP) 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 event ... Read More

Cedar Bluff Wildlife Area game tag use, Fort Riley deer seasons, cabin fees also approved in public hearing
The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission approved 2007 early migratory bird seasons at their June 21 public hearing in Salina. Approved seasons include the following:
• Rail (Sora and Virginia) – Sept. 1 through Nov. 9, bag and posses ... Read More