January 10, 2013Chickadee Checkoff box on state income tax return to benefit wildlifePRATT – A 33-year-old tradition will continue this tax season as the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) launches the 2013 Chickadee Checkoff Program. State taxpayers can help threatened and endangered species, as well as game and nongame w ... Read More

January 10, 2013Anglers reminded of crappie limit change at Glen Elder ReservoirCAWKER CITY – Officials with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) want anglers who fish Glen Elder Reservoir, also known as Waconda Lake, to be aware that the daily creel limit on crappie is now 20. Before Jan. 1, 2013, the daily creel limit ... Read More

January 10, 2013Popular annual bird watchers' event Jan. 17-20PRATT — If you’re a winter bird watcher, you can enjoy the birds at your feeder and provide valuable population data by participating in the 2013 Kansas Winter Bird Feeder Survey. In its most recent report on wildlife-related recreation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported th ... Read More

January 10, 2013Advisories provide guidelines for eating fish taken from certain locationsTOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) are issuing revised fish consumption advisories for 2013. The advisories identify types of fish or other aquatic animals that s ... Read More