Jan. 8, 2015Special hunts offered on newly-acquired public landJEFFERSON COUNTY – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Public Land staff are excited to announce the addition of a wildlife area in Jefferson County. The recently-acquired, 840-acre area is approximately 6 miles northwest of Lawrence. Called Buck Creek Wildlif ... Read More

Jan. 8, 2015Tours begin at 10 a.m., courtesy of Friends of MaxwellPRATT – Join the Friends of Maxwell on Jan. 17 in a unique tour of public land elk at the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, 2565 Pueblo Road, Canton. Tours of the 2,200-acre enclosure will begin at 10 a.m. and are by reservation-only. An elk chili lunch will be offered after the tour, bot ... Read More

Jan. 8, 2015Kansas college students in wildlife-based or outdoor journalism curriculums eligiblePRATT – Kansas high school seniors enrolled in a Kansas college and current Kansas college students pursuing wildlife/nature-based or outdoor journalism degrees are eligible to apply for the Steve Harper Memorial Scholarship. The $1,000 grant is avai ... Read More

Jan. 8, 2015Hunters have through Feb. 13 to apply online for Unit 4 Spring Turkey PermitsPRATT –  Have you been dreaming of longbeards? Do you find yourself spending extended periods of time listening for gobbles in the distance? Are you driving your family nuts practicing clucks and purrs on your turkey call? If your answer is yes to any ... Read More