Feb. 27, 2014Online auction of big game permit will raise money for conservationCONCORDIA – The Cloud County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, one of seven lucky applicants  to draw a 2014 Kansas Commissioner’s Big Game Permit, will hold an online auction for their  statewide, any deer, any-season permit. The auction will begin March 2 at 8 ... Read More

Feb. 27, 2014Applications will be accepted through March 14, or until all spots are filledTOPEKA – Westar Energy invites youth age 12-17 to participate in a spring turkey hunt, April 1-20, at Jeffrey Energy Center, located seven miles north of St. Marys. The event is open to all youth who meet the age requirement and have yet to harvest a turke ... Read More

Feb. 27, 2014Fourth annual event celebrates Kansas’ tradition of upland hunting and conservationWICHITA – Kansas Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever will host its fourth annual state habitat convention March 7-8 at the Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita. The two-day event is designed for landowners, conservationists and hunters interested in ... Read More

Feb. 27, 2014Kansas congressman enjoys tour of popular wetland areaPLEASANTON – Senator Pat Roberts toured the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area Saturday, Feb. 22.  The Senator spent about an hour and a half on the wetland area in Linn County, just north of Pleasanton. Senator R ... Read More

Feb. 27, 2014Group Achievement Award presented to Kansas federal agriculture agenciesWICHITA – The National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) recently bestowed their Group Achievement Award to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kansas. The award reflects achievements of groups of individuals or ... Read More