GREAT BEND – The Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC) recently received a generous gift from Duane Shook, a nature enthusiast and longtime friend of Fort Hays State University (FHSU). Shook provided a life income gift of $450,000 to create the Duane Shook Kansas Wetlands Education Center Endowed Fund. Proceeds generated by the endowment will ... Read More

PRATT – Bats, spiders, and snakes, oh my! Milford State Park and Milford Nature Center staff, along with members of the Milford Friends Group, invite your family to have a scary good time at the 24th Annual “Monster Myths by Moonlight” event, Saturday, Oct. 10. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., this free event will shed light on some of the holiday’s mis ... Read More

GREAT BEND – As many as 500 waterfowl hunters from across the U.S. will flock to Cheyenne Bottoms for the opening weekend of duck season, which begins Oct. 10 in the Low Plains Early Duck Zone. Knowing all too well how important a good breakfast can be, staff at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC) invite each and every one of those hunt ... Read More

HAYS – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism staff, in cooperation with the Smoky Hill Pheasants Forever #424 Chapter, invite youth to an upland hunt Oct. 10. The event will take place at Hays City Sportsman Club and will be held in memory of former chapter volunteers, Darrell Brown, LaVern Steiben, LeRoy Culbreath, and Sid Carlile. ... Read More

PRATT – The 2015 Kansas duck season is about to kick off – are you ready for the marsh madness? Before you throw on your waders and start unraveling decoys, there are a few things you need to know. iSportsman, the free and convenient electronic check-in system, is now offered at 23 locations throughout the state. If you have yet to create an ac ... Read More