Aug. 15, 2013Campers will trade in “hot and humid” for “ho, ho, ho” during this holiday decorating contestPRATT ­– Do the hot and humid days of summer have you wishing for a winter wonderland? Well look no farther than Lovewell State Park because your wish is about to be granted. Lovewell State Park, located in Jewell County in northcentral Kan ... Read More

August 15, 2013 A mentored dove hunt is a perfect way to introduce a youngster to huntingPRATT – The Jayhawk Chapter of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation (QUWF) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) are making preparations for their 6th Annual Youth Dove Hunt to be held opening day, Sept. 1, 2013 at Clinton Wil ... Read More

August 15, 2013Designated dove fields on public lands require non-toxic shotPRATT – On many Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) public wildlife areas, managers have been working all summer to attract doves. Specific crops have been planted and managed, and if Mother Nature cooperates the dove hunting on these fields can be ... Read More

August 15, 2013 Phone conference scheduled to approve last-minute changes to possession limits for migratory birds PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will conduct a public hearing through a telephone conference on Thursday, August 29, 2013. The call will begin at 10 a.m., and members of the public can listen onl ... Read More