April 3, 2014Firearm hunters can hit the field April 9PRATT –  A lot of work goes into prepping for a spring turkey hunt, from scouting roosting sights and sighting in shotguns, to mastering the perfect “cluck” and “purr” call. And all that hard work will pay off on April 9 when the regular spring turkey season opens. Following the archery ... Read More

April 3, 2014Nonresidents must apply online for limited deer permitsPRATT – Nonresidents who want to hunt deer in Kansas this fall must apply online for the limited number of nonresident deer permits by April 25, 2014. Season information, application instructions, permit quotas, as well as last year’s drawing statistics can all be viewed on the ... Read More

April 3, 2014Kramer is named 2014 Professional Conservation Champion by Playa Lakes Joint VenturePRATT ­– The Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) recognized Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s Joe Kramer, Director of Fisheries and Wildlife Division, as one of two recipients of the 2014 North American Migratory Bird Joint Venture Con ... Read More

April 3, 2014Interested applicants have until June 10 to applyPRATT ­– The Willis Scholarship Foundation, in conjunction with the Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt, invites students currently enrolled in a Kansas regent’s institution pursuing a degree relating to wildlife, natural resources, and/or natural resource management to apply for a schol ... Read More