Data show decrease in most contaminants of concernTOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued revised fish consumption advisories for 2010. The advisories identify types of fish that should be eaten in limited quantities or, in some cases, avoided altogether ... 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 — such as Backyard Habitat Improvement and Outdoor Wildlife Learning site projects — ... Read More

Harvest information stamp still required for late waterfowl seasonsPRATT — The hunting seasons may be winding down, but many waterfowl hunters are still enjoying late-season hunting. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds hunters who did not purchase a Harvest Information Program (HIP) stamp during the fall of 2009 that cer ... Read More

Habitat fundraiser features hunting gear raffles, banquetST. PAUL — The St. Paul Ducks Unlimited Chapter is having their 2nd Annual Waterfowl Hunters Party on Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at the St. Francis Church in St. Paul. The public is encouraged to attend and bring friends for a fun and festive evening. Event organizers have planned raffles and game ... Read More