Cabins, reduced prices, uncrowded conditions make parks attractive in fall and winterPRATT — The weather may be mild, but Kansas is well into autumn. For many outdoorsmen and women, this is the best time of year to visit a Kansas state park. Hunters and anglers — and even campers looking for a cool-season adventure — take advantage of the off- ... Read More

Special hunt highlight of wetland openingHILLSDALE RESERVOIR – The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will conduct a youth/mentor waterfowl hunt at Antioch and Gardner wetlands near Hillsdale Reservoir on Saturday, Nov. 21. A new 35-acre youth/mentor-only marsh adjacent to Antioch Wetland will be featured site. The Miami County Duc ... Read More

Norton, McPherson Pheasants Forever Chapters sponsor eventsNORTON — The Longspur Chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) in Norton challenges all area youth 16 and younger to enter the long tail feather contest following the 2009 youth pheasant and quail season, Nov. 7-8. Participants are asked to pluck the longest tail feather on the birds they bag ... Read More

Heartland Pioneer chapter in Sterling will provide land, guides, and dogsSTERLING — On Nov. 7, the Heartland Pioneer Chapter of Quail Forever will sponsor a youth hunt at Dr. Jack Mull’s wildlife preserve, approximately 12 miles east of Sterling. Experienced instructors and bird dogs will safely guide young hunters on a pheasant and quail hunt ... Read More

Event takes place on the afternoon of youth pheasant and quail season day oneGLEN ELDER — On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will conduct an event designed to lure more youth and novice hunters into the field. The Glen Elder Youth Shooting Challenge will begin at 1 p.m. and run through 4:30 p.m. at the Glen Elder ... Read More