Feb. 14, 2013Bird watchers are needed for a four-day studyPRATT ­– Bird watchers around the state are encouraged to participate in the 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) Feb. 15-18. Similar to the recently conducted Kansas Winter Bird Feeder Survey, Kansas bird watchers of every skill level are asked to grab their binoculars and provide valu ... Read More

Feb. 14, 2013Game warden Landen Cleveland rescued two ice-fishermen on Glen Elder ReservoirPRATT – On Feb. 1, 2013, two men ice fishing for crappie and white bass in the Boller Point area on Glen Elder Reservoir found themselves in a dangerous situation when the piece of ice they were fishing on broke away from shore and headed toward the main ... Read More

Feb. 14, 2013Anglers use fishing forecast to find hidden opportunitiesPRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) 2013 Fishing Forecast features the ins and outs of fish populations in public waters around the state, helping anglers to better decide where to cast their lines. Comprised of sampling efforts conducted duri ... Read More

Feb. 7, 2013Rex, a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism K-9, retires from unitPRATT – After 10 years of faithful service, K-9 “officer” Rex retired from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Law Enforcement K-9 unit. Owner and program supervisor Lt. Jason Sawyers has been partners with Rex since the program’s ... Read More