Mar. 21, 2013Small grants program helps nongame wildlifePRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) is accepting proposals for the Chickadee Checkoff Small Grants Program through April 15. The program, which is funded by donations, aids individuals and organizations in carrying out projects focused on native nongame wi ... Read More

Mar. 21, 2013A multi-year investigation for paddlefish poachers spans nine states, including KansasJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently conducted a multi-year, undercover investigation that resulted in more than 100 suspects spanning nine states. The ... Read More

Mar. 21, 2013John and Fran Peterson make significant bequest to The Nature Conservancy in KansasTOPEKA ­­– The Nature Conservancy in Kansas, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to the protection of ecologically important lands and waters, received nearly $1 million dollars from the estate of John and Fran Peterson.Devoted members of ... Read More

March 21, 2013Video takes viewers along on walleye egg-taking journeyPRATT – “Walleye For Tomorrow,” a 15-minute video produced by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), shows each step in the process of producing walleye for Kansas lakes. Populations of this popular sport fish in Kansas lakes depend on the artificial spa ... Read More