Order deadline first Monday in MayMANHATTAN — On Feb. 16, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) posted a news release promoting the Kansas Forest Service’s (KFS) Conservation Tree Planting Program, which offers the public tree and shrub seedlings for use in conservation plantings.That release erroneously stated that the deadline f ... Read More

Atlas including maps of all public-access fishing areas now online; printed copies shipping March 9PRATT ­­— Warmer March weather is welcome news for Kansas anglers, and more good news may be found in the 2011 Kansas Fishing Atlas, now available for viewing and download from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) website, www.kdwp ... Read More

Anglers should be aware of rules, areas open; season runs through May 15PRATT — Warming water temperatures and rising rivers have signaled the opening of the Kansas paddlefish season, which runs March 15-May 15 at a number of areas in eastern Kansas. Once water temperatures near 60 degrees, paddlefish make the annual spawning run. Some snaggin ... Read More

Young hunters ages 11 through 16 invited; registration deadline March 18COUNCIL GROVE — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) — in cooperation with area chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — will conduct the Council Grove 11th Annual Spring ... Read More

Wildlife and Parks stocks rainbow trout in river above Webster ReservoirSTOCKTON — To enhance the Kansas trout fishing experience, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) stocked 500 rainbow trout in the South Fork Solomon River above Webster Reservoir on March 9. Flows in the river have been adequate, and anglers should enjoy this ... Read More