June 13, 2013Whether a landowner possesses 80 or 1,000 acres, WIHA can be an integral part of a land’s profitabilityPRATT– Since its inception in 1995, the Walk-In Hunting Access (WIHA) program has been making private land available for public hunting through lease agreements between the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) ... Read More

June 13, 2013Stream Survey and Assessment Program provides vital information about native aquatic speciesPRATT– Crew members from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Stream Survey and Assessment Program are traveling across the state this summer to collect information regarding the health of Kansas’ flowing waters. From ... Read More

June 13, 2013Live, commercial-free video and audio streaming of meetings now available for first timePRATT­– The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing on Thursday, June 27, at the Lee Richardson Zoo, 312 Finnup Dr., Garden City. The afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m., ... Read More

June 13, 2013 Toxic blue-green algae bloom affecting two more lakes; no state or federal lakes affected TOPEKA– The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued Public Health Warnings for Marion Reservoir, Marion County; and Memorial Park Lake (a.k.a. Veterans Lake), Great Bend due to toxic blue-green algae population ... Read More