May 30, 2013 It’s not too late to sign up for the Kansas Birding Big Year competition PRATT – Birders can still sign up for the 2013 Kansas Birding Big Year, a competition where participants attempt to observe as many species of birds as they can within the borders of Kansas. Unlike other “big year” competitions that span the U.S. in ... Read More

May 30, 2013 New ANS media kit can help news sources spread the word about aquatic hitchhikersTOPEKA ­– As Kansans take advantage of the warming weather to get out to their favorite lake or river, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reminds them they play a critical role in preventing the spread of aquatic invaders that ... Read More

May 30, 2013Visiting a local state park this summer can be fun and easy on the walletPRATT – It’s summertime and Kansas state parks are gearing up with events for everybody under the sun. From fishing tournaments to music festivals, and Kids Days galore, Kansans are sure to find something fun and exciting to do this June at a Kansas state park. ... Read More

May 30, 2013 Applications accepted only online; archery permits available over the counter beginning July 30PRATT – The antelope, also called pronghorn, is a species unique to North America and considered one of the fastest mammals on the continent. Numerous in the western two-thirds of Kansas prior to settlement, today a small, sustainable po ... Read More