March 20, 2014Your next outdoor photo could land you in Kansas Wildlife & Parks magazinePRATT – Whether it’s a snapshot of a peaceful moment fishing on the lake, the fiery colors of a Kansas sunset, or the image of a white-tailed fawn at rest, Kansas Wildlife & Parks magazine staff want to see Kansas outdoors through the lens of your ca ... Read More

March 20, 2014Lek tours draw people from around the world each year to the Great PlainsGREAT BEND – While most people are still snug in their beds, prairie chickens are busy putting on a show that is critical to their survival. Each spring, just before dawn, male prairie chickens can be seen strutting around on communal mating grounds know ... Read More

March 20, 2014A female walleye can release as many as 300,000 eggs, but less than 10 percent will survive in naturePRATT – In late March, a placid lake surface might lead some to believe major fish activity has yet to begin, but for walleye, waves of commotion are occurring beneath the surface as males and females begin spawning. As soon as wat ... Read More

March 20, 2014Nearly 214,000 Walk-In Hunting Access acres are available this springPRATT – Hunting for spring turkeys can have it’s own set of challenges, but this year, finding a place to hunt shouldn’t be one of them. Thanks to the Walk-In Hunting Access (WIHA) program offered through the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWP ... Read More