Effingham County, Illinois, men plead guilty in Kansas turkey poaching caseSPRINGFIELD, IL — A two-year, cooperative investigation among the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP), the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has resulted in the prosecution of 11 Effingham County, I ... Read More

Big game and turkey regulations to highlight public hearing; audio/visual streaming availableTOPEKA — The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing on Thursday, March 10, at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Region 2 Office, 300 SW Wanamaker Road in Topeka. The afternoon session will begin ... Read More

Stocking program provides opportunity to take rainbow trout Oct. 15-April 15PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) trout program creates a popular winter opportunity for anglers across the state. This stocking program provides fish at more than 30 sites across Kansas and affords fast action when other fishing can be slow. ... Read More

March 6 event features turkey calling expert, tips for hunters at every level of experienceGREAT BEND — The Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC), located 10 miles northeast of Great Bend, will conduct a turkey hunting seminar on Sunday, March 6, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This event is designed for those with an interest in learning more about w ... Read More

From guides to cooks, helpers are needed for popular eventCOUNCIL GROVE — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ (KDWP) Council Grove Annual Spring Turkey Hunt for youth hunters is one of the most popular events of its kind in the state. However, it’s become a victim of its own success. While the annual event enhances opportunities for b ... Read More