PRATT – The Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St. N, Wichita, will be the site for the April 23 Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission meeting.The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. with time for public comments on non-agenda items, followed by a general discussion period. Topics to be covered in the general discussion include Secretary’ ... Read More

PRATT — It’s common knowledge that every year more women are becoming involved in the outdoors, and nowhere is it more evident than at Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshops. Because of this increased popularity, the May 15-17 BOW workshop is now full, but more opportunities will be ... Read More

GREAT BEND – If you’ve never seen a male greater prairie chicken stomp his feet in rapid succession, or heard the “boom” sound as air is expelled from their inflatable throat sacks, you’re missing one of nature’s greatest mating displays. Each day during spring, just before sunrise, communal breeding grounds, known as leks, teem with birds busy ... Read More

PRATT – Kansas Archery in the Schools hosted its sixth annual state archery tournament, Saturday, March 28, at Clearwater High School. Three hundred and seventy students from 17 communities vied for a chance to compete at nationals. The top 10 male and female competitors from each grade division at the state tournament qualified to compete at t ... Read More

SENECA ­– Nemaha County Chapter of Pheasants Forever members, in partnership with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, invite youth ages 10-17 to attend a free instructional shooting clinic on Saturday, April 18. The clinic will be held from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Seneca Gun Club and all equipment will be provided.Participant ... Read More