March 13, 2014One deer’s trash can be one hunter’s trophy after a successful shed huntPRATT – No one really knows why deer evolved to shed their antlers every year, but for hunters looking for a way to connect with the world of big game outside of hunting season, knowing “why” isn’t nearly as important as “where” deer shed their antlers.“We kno ... Read More

March 13, 2014Commission to hear free park entrance and fishing days, big game season recommendationsPRATT – The Kansas Historical Society History Center, 6425 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, will be the site of the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission public meeting and hearing March 20, 2014. The afternoon session will begin at 1:00 p.m. and re ... Read More

March 13, 2014Martin conducted over 260 environmental education programs at the Kansas Wetland Education Center last year aloneGREAT BEND ­– The Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) has announced the recipients of the 2014 Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education Awards. Among the winners was Pam ... Read More

March 13, 2014Federal grant program helps fund local outdoor recreation projectsPRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is accepting applications for Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants through April 30, 2014. The federally funded program provides 50 percent reimbursement to selected outdoor recreation pr ... Read More