PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will auction surplus buffalo at the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, beginning at 11 a.m. The auction is open to the public, and lunch and concessions will be available. Those interested in bidding are encouraged to arrive early to receive a bidder numb ... Read More

PRATT – Linda Lanterman, director of the Parks Division for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), was recently inducted into the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration at the Academy’s annual meeting during the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in St. Louis, Mo. Lanterman has worked for ... Read More

PRATT – Hunting prospects for the 2016-2017 upland bird seasons are better than they’ve been in years. After years of severe drought, precipitation over the last two years has restored habitat conditions and, in many areas, provided ideal nesting and brood-rearing conditions for pheasants and quail. Bird hunters ready to plan a hunting trip thi ... Read More