Group formed to identify outdoor opportunities for childrenTOPEKA — The conveners of the Kansas Coalition for Children in Nature (KCCN) will meet Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Office of the Secretary, 1020 S. Kansas Ave. in Topeka. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Topics of discussion will include results ... Read More

Online license and permits sales will be available; KDWP website will notPRATT — Kansas hunters, anglers, and park users should be aware that the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) website will be shut down on Saturday, Dec. 5, as the Division of Information Systems and Communications (DISC) performs maintenance on all government c ... Read More

Properly cared-for game meat can rival the best restaurant farePRATT — Deer hunters always enjoy the chase, but the ultimate satisfaction of taking a deer can be when the meat is served to family and friends. No hunter wants to waste weeks of practice, scouting, and preparation that result in a filled permit, so once the deer is down and tagge ... Read More

Trespassers face stiff penalties, damage landowner-hunter relationsPRATT — With upland game, archery deer, and waterfowl seasons in full swing, and firearm deer season opening Dec. 2, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds all hunters that it is illegal to hunt on private land without the owner's permission, posted or not. ... Read More