Survey indicates highly-satisfied Memorial Day weekend visitorsPRATT — Looking for a peaceful, uncrowded Memorial Day weekend outdoor experience? Try a Kansas state fishing lake.Last year, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) fisheries biologists and public lands managers conducted surveys at state fishing lakes during the Memorial D ... Read More

Decades of visionary ranching practices paid off for Alexander Ranch, wildlifePRATT — The Alexander Ranch in Barber County has been selected as the 2010 Kansas Wildlife Habitat Conservation Award winner. The annual award program receives nominations from wildlife biologists from across the state. All nominations are reviewed by committee, and ... Read More

State Wildlife Grant Private Land Program provides technical and financial assistance to enhance wildlife habitat on private land; deadline June 30PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that applications for participation in the State Wildlife Grant (SWG) Private Land Program are now being accepted. SWG grants ... Read More

Signup deadline July 15PRATT — Landowners interested in the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ (KDWP) Walk-In Hunting Access Program (WIHA) — which pays landowners to allow public hunting access on their land — are reminded that the deadline for enrollment is July 15. The WIHA program, which began in 1995, has grown to include more than ... Read More

Second in a series of economic summits will focus on the Flint HillsTOPEKA — Kansans interested in the economic vitality of the Flint Hills are invited to attend the 2011 Governor’s Economic Summit on Flint Hills Visioning to be hosted by Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday, May 17, at Camp Wood YMCA southwest of Elmdale in Chase County. The eve ... Read More