PRATT – On November 8, Kansas voters overwhelmingly supported a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution providing people the right to hunt, fish and trap. More than 80 percent voted yes to the amendment.The right includes the use of traditional methods and is subject to reasonable laws and regulations that promote wildlife conservation a ... Read More

PRATT ­– The 18th Annual Kansas State ECO-Meet finals competition on Nov. 3 at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center and Camp Aldrich was an exciting and hard-fought contest. Twenty-nine scholastic teams vied for top honors at the quiz bowl-type competition designed to test students’ knowledge of Kansas’ plants and animals. Here are the results: ... Read More

PRATT – Kansas is known nationally for its spectacular pheasant and quail hunting, but the true icon of this prairie state is the greater prairie chicken. The tall and mixed-grass prairies still intact in Kansas provide one of the last strongholds of this prairie grouse, and the long tradition of hunting these unique birds will be renewed again ... Read More

PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism is accepting proposals for the Chickadee Checkoff Small Grants Program through January 1, 2017. Grant recipients are able to use the funding to carry out projects focused on wildlife diversity and native nongame wildlife species, while addressing the issues and strategies within the ... Read More