Feb. 19, 2015Anyone interested can show support by attending Feb. 28 banquetPRATT – Continued habitat loss and declines in bobwhite quail populations in Jackson and Jefferson counties motivated a local group to form the K-16 Chapter of Quail Forever. The chapter’s goals include addressing local concerns for the species through public awareness, ... Read More

Feb. 19, 2015Applicants must plant to attend a Kansas college or universityEMPORIA – The Emporia Community Foundation and staff at What’s In Outdoors understand that college can be expensive – that’s why they’re inviting high school seniors to apply for the What’s In Outdoors Scholarship.The $1,000 scholarship is available to any graduating hig ... Read More

Feb. 19, 2015The all-day course will be conducted at Fancy Creek RangeMANHATTAN ­– The Friends of Fancy Creek Range invite anyone interested in becoming a certified range safety officer to attend their Feb. 21 course at Fancy Creek Range in Tuttle Creek State Park. The course will be held from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and costs $125 per person. Particip ... Read More

Feb. 19, 2015Goose hunters pursuing snow, Ross’ geese may hunt through April 30PRATT — For some waterfowl hunters, seasons seem to come and go all too fast. It may feel like hunters and their canine companions have just warmed up when the regular seasons close. However, hunters looking to enjoy a few more weeks afield hunting geese can particip ... Read More