Deadline March 30 for $7.50 savingsPRATT — The 2010 spring turkey season runs April 14-May 31, and hunters looking for a bargain can find it in the turkey permit/game tag combination, available through March 30 at a reduced price. By purchasing the combination early, hunters save $7.50 over the cost of purchasing each separately after March 30. ... Read More

April 23-25 event expected to draw visitors from across the U.S.; guided tours includedWAKEFIELD — When spring arrives in Kansas, hundreds of migrating bird species return, and with them, large numbers of birdwatchers from across the country. Each year, Kansas hosts a festival to accommodate these visitors with birdwatching opportunities only f ... Read More

With April 15 fast approaching, remember to help wildlife on tax returnsPRATT —While no one looks forward to the April 15 tax deadline, concern for wildlife is year-round, and in Kansas, the two are connected. Checking the Chickadee Checkoff box on Kansas State Income Tax forms is the easy way for Kansans to contribute. Checking this box gives ... Read More

Open house featuring new facilities, cabin tours to highlight weekendWEBBER — Free Park Entrance Days for Lovewell State Park will be Saturday and Sunday, March 27-28. On these two days, vehicle permits are not required to enter the state park. Park users are reminded, however, that if they plan to camp overnight, a camping permit is still req ... Read More

Governor Mark Parkinson participating with former governors Graves and HaydenEL DORADO — The 24th annual Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt will be held April 15-17 in El Dorado. Seventy-five hunters have committed to participate this year, including Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson and former Kansas governors Mike Hayden and Bill Graves. Se ... Read More