Aug. 8, 2013 A new course designed to certify anglers to teach fishing techniques in Kansas will be held Aug. 31 PRATT– Fishing’s Future and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will host an angler education class Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Schermerhorn Park, 7693 SE 77th Terrace, Galena. The course, which ... Read More

Aug. 7, 2013 Bridge projects near three state parks may mean travel delays PRATT– Summer is a good time to visit your favorite state park – and for road crews to work on roads and bridges. Roadwork is a temporary inconvenience with long-term benefits, but that doesn’t keep travelers from grumbling about the orange cones and barrels th ... Read More

ELLIS– The sudden and tragic passing of 16-year old TJ Hellerud from a car accident in 2003 sparked a tradition that is still going strong today. For the past seven years, a youth/disabled deer hunt has been held by the Hunting Heritage Group and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) in honor of Hellerud, an avid hunter a ... Read More

Aug. 8, 2013Young hunters invited to experience action-packed dove huntingGLEN ELDER– The Osborne County Pheasants Forever Chapter and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) invite hunters age 10-16 who have limited or no previous dove hunting experience to participate in an opening-morning dove hunt Sunday, September 1. O ... Read More

Aug. 8, 2013Wildlife area managers are optimistic waterfowl hunters will enjoy a high-quality seasonPRATT­– Get your decoys in order, your waders patched and your retriever in shape. The upcoming waterfowl season could be fantastic. After enduring more than two years of severe drought, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) wi ... Read More