July 11, 2013 Four people perish in Kansas waters over 4th of July holiday TOPEKA– Each year, millions of people enjoy spending time at Kansas lakes and rivers and return home with happy memories to share with others. Sadly, outdoor fun turned fatal for five people who drowned in Kansas waters the first week of July – including four w ... Read More

July 9, 2013Hunters can gain access to exclusive hunting areas statewide through Special Hunts ProgramPRATT­­– Each year, hunters can apply for exclusive entry into areas with limited access through the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Special Hunts Program. This special access tends to mean a higher quality hunt and pot ... Read More

July 11, 2013Approximately 940 leftover nonresident permits in five deer management units still up for grabsPRATT­– Nonresident hunters who were unable to draw a Kansas deer permit during the April nonresident application period shouldn’t consider themselves out of the running just yet. As of July 10, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks an ... Read More

July 10, 2013Kansas Hunter Education courses teach new hunters how to be ethical, safe and knowledgeable, free of chargePRATT­– The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is currently offering Hunter Education classes throughout the state, providing a variety of class times, formats, and locations to meet nearly any schedule. Kansas l ... Read More