Fishing regulations, spring turkey seasons top agendaPRATT — On Oct. 15, the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing at the VFW, 610 Walnut in Sedan. The meeting's afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m. The evening public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend ... Read More

Adults double their pleasure while taking a youth hunting and scouting for regular seasonPRATT — The 2009 upland bird hunting forecast is one of the best in the past 20 years. Wherever hunters and others connected to the land meet, conversation revolving around pheasant and quail hunting is animated, and that's good news for Kansas youth. The ... Read More

New online ANS voluntary certification course helps water users stem spread of invasive speciesPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has confirmed the presence of adult zebra mussels in the Kansas River below Perry Reservoir, as well as downstream, below the Bowersock Dam in Lawrence. KDWP staff had been expecting this sin ... Read More

Anglers look forward to cool water species but encouraged to check KDWP website for stocking updatesPRATT — The Kansas trout season begins Oct. 15 and runs through April 15. During this season, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) stocks rainbow trout in designated waters throughout the state. Some waters stocked with trout requi ... Read More

Halloween critters, hayrack ride, and "monster" myth-busters play featuredJUNCTION CITY — "Monster Myths by Moonlight" is the title of an Oct. 17 event at Milford State Park. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and include a hayrack ride and exploration of the nature trails by moonlight.Biologists will man the natur ... Read More