Registration deadline March 25; preference given to inexperienced huntersPRATT — April 1-17, the Westar Energy Green Team will guide youth who have never harvested a turkey at its Jeffrey Energy Center, about 45 minutes northwest of Topeka. Assisted by experienced volunteer guides and hunting from stationary ground blinds, youngsters 12-17 yea ... Read More

Popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program now offered twice a year; applications for spring workshop now being acceptedPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program has become so popular that KDWP is offering a second, spring workshop to complement the traditional fall workshop that has b ... Read More

State income tax return Chickadee Checkoff box helps conserve all wildlifePRATT — Most people enjoy opening the mailbox, but in January and February, a few not-so-welcome communications intrude on this simple pleasure — tax forms. While few people look forward to tax time, the Kansas State Income Tax form provides everyone with the opportunity ... Read More

Teaching tool for grades 4 through 12 combines art, writing, and conservationBROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Wildlife Forever has announced that the deadline for entry in its 13th Annual State-Fish Art Contest is March 31. This interdisciplinary conservation education program uses art to spark the imagination of students and foster a sense of discove ... Read More

Second for year event promises to be bigger and better than firstEMPORIA — The Second Annual Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo will bring the outdoors inside the Flinthills Mall, 1656 Industrial Road in Emporia, on April 2 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and April 3 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Although targeted for youth, the event is open to anyone int ... Read More