Applications available online; Either-Species/Either-Sex permit allows take of white-tailed or mule deerPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds resident hunters that 2010 Firearm Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer permit applications are due July 9 and are available online at These permits allow fir ... Read More

Eight reservoirs open during second year of program; special permit requiredPRATT — For the second consecutive year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will allow floatline fishing at eight reservoirs this summer. Anglers will be allowed to use floatlines only during daylight hours from July 15 through Sept. 15 at Hillsdale, Co ... Read More

One-percent increase insignificant; fall bird numbers depend on nesting successPRATT — From April 25-May 21, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) conducted its annual spring survey of pheasants in the Sunflower State. As the mating season approaches, roosters increase crowing, and KDWP staff drive established routes to listen for ... Read More

Count helps scientists monitor different species, numbers, and associated plantsMANHATTAN — The North American Butterfly Association (NABA) will conduct a butterfly count at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Manhattan Plant Materials Center (PMC) and surrounding area on Wednesday, July 14, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The count wil ... Read More