Jan. 30, 2014Spotting backyard birds can be a relaxing and fun way to enjoy wildlife during the colder monthsPRATT – Bird watchers around the state can participate in two essential studies on winter bird populations simply by keeping a watchful eye. The first study will begin with the Kansas Winter Bird Feeder Survey, Jan. 30–Feb. 2, followed b ... Read More

Jan. 30, 2014Local Pheasants Forever chapter to host youth upland bird huntGOODLAND – The High Plains Roosters chapter of Pheasants Forever is pleased to announce their upcoming youth upland bird hunt, March 1, in Sherman County (Road 67 and 17).  The hunt is open to all youth age 10-15, and no previous hunting experience is required.“Our ... Read More

Jan. 30, 2014Planning a Kansas excursion is easy with print, online toolsTOPEKA – The 2014 edition of “Kansas Outdoors,” the official guide to the Sunflower State’s outdoor destinations and experiences is now available. Published by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), “Kansas Outdoors” is crammed with 57 pages of stunn ... Read More

Jan. 30, 2014Help nongame species this tax season by checking the ChickadeePRATT – With the flick of a pen, taxpayers can help support a wide variety of nongame wildlife this tax season by making a donation to the Chickadee Checkoff program. To make a contribution, taxpayers simply mark the Chickadee Checkoff box on their state income tax forms ... Read More