Leftover nonresident permits still available in nine deer management unitsPRATT -- Nonresident hunters who missed the application period for Kansas deer permits still have options, according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). As of Aug. 25, leftover Nonresident Whitetail Either Sex Deer permits were still available in nine ... Read More

One out of seven applicants successful in first draw; second draw deadline Oct. 1PRATT — Applicants from the first drawing for Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Special Hunts can go online to find out if they were successful. There were 342 hunts awarded from 2,141 applications, a demand that exceeds supply seven-fold.All applican ... Read More

Transition month offers milder weather, uncrowded parksPRATT -- School has started, and summer is coming to an end, but this doesn't mean that a visit to a Kansas state park is not in order. For many outdoor enthusiasts, this is one of the best times of year for a park visit. The weather has cooled but is still warm enough to enjoy being outdo ... Read More

Group formed to create more outdoor opportunities for youthTOPEKA — The convening organizations of the Kansas Coalition for Children and Nature will meet on Friday, Sept. 4, at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Office of the Secretary, 1020 S. Kansas Ave., in Topeka. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 1:30 p.m. Fo ... Read More