Kansas hunters report only 12 accidents, no fatalitiesPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reports that the 2009 hunting seasons were the safest on record. Hunters reported 12 hunting accidents — and no fatalities. This is a decrease of four accidents from the previous year and one below the previous record low of 13. &qu ... Read More

Presentation of annual Conservation Achievement Awards to highlight banquetMANHATTAN — The Kansas Wildlife Federation's (KWF) 2010 Annual Meeting will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27, at the Clarion Hotel, 530 Richards Drive in Manhattan. The 2009 Conservation Achievement Program (CAP) awards banquet will highlight the event Saturd ... Read More

Deadline March 30 for $7.50 savingsPRATT — The 2010 spring turkey season kicks off April 1 with the youth, archery, and disabled season April 1-13, followed by the regular season, which runs April 14-May 31. Hunters looking for a bargain can find it in the turkey permit/game tag combination, available through March 30 at a reduced price. By pu ... Read More

Cowley County Quail Forever plans spring habitat projects, fall banquetARKANSAS CITY — Hunters and conservationists from Cowley County have formed the state's newest Quail Forever chapter, Cowley County Quail Forever. The group has plans to protect, restore, and enhance bobwhite quail habitat in southcentral Kansas.The Cowley County group will ... Read More