Future big game regulations, Free Park Entrance and Free Fishing days on agendaTOPEKA -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing in Emporia on Jan. 8. The public is invited to attend all sessions of the meeting, which will be conducted at the Best Western Hospitality House, 3021 W. Highway 50 in Empor ... Read More

Small project application deadline Feb. 13PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Chickadee Checkoff Program has funded hundreds of nongame species projects through the years. These efforts range from very short, simple projects costing $500 to much more substantial projects requiring as much as $100,000. Most larger projec ... Read More

Federal grant program offers as much as $400,000 for large conservation projectsTOPEKA -- Application materials for the State Wildlife Grants (SWG) are now available from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). The SWG is a federal grant program funded in part by CFDA 15.634 Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, an ... Read More

January events organized to educate participants about national symbolPRATT -- When bald eagles visit Kansas in the winter, avid and novice bird watchers are in hot pursuit. Bald eagles typically overwinter in the Sunflower State during January and February, providing an opportunity to observe one of the nation's most spectacular birds. To imp ... Read More