Litter, fishing violations prompt closure LAWRENCE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Reservoir will be temporarily closing the outlet area below lake's dam on Friday, July 13. An increasing amount of litter, trash and various fishing violations after high lake releases in the outlet area has prompted this temporary closure of the ... Read More

Ranchers, farmers, and rangeland specialists offer conservation advice MCPHERSON -- Two seminars entitled “Principles of Rangeland Management: Grass and Animal Ecology in Kansas" will provide interested ranchers, landowners, land managers, and others hands-on experience and a chance to learn conservation techniques from other ranchers a ... Read More

Basic wingshooting, duck identification, calling techniques
among skills youth 10 through 16 will be taught SCOTT CITY -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will host a Youth Waterfowl Day on August 4 at Scott State Park. Events will introduce young hunters to the skills and equipment necessary to hunt ducks and geese. Activities ... Read More

Open for reservation year-round, cabins are comfortable accommodations
for anglers and hunters PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced the opening of two new rental cabins, one at Ottawa State Fishing Lake and the other at Mined Land Wildlife Area's Trout Pit 30. Ottawa offers one modern rental cabin set a ... Read More

Staff hope to have area repaired in time for waterfowl season ST. PAUL -- Heavy rainfall in southeast Kansas in early July caused the Neosho River and its tributaries to overflow and breach levees that normally keep the river out of the Neosho Wildlife Area, a popular waterfowl hunting spot just east of St. Paul. Extensive flooding and consi ... Read More