WICHITA – The Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, will host an O.K. Kids Day (Outdoor Kansas Kids) on Saturday, May 7, 2016. There will be a variety of outdoor/nature-related activities available for kids from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participation is free, but lunch will be available for $2.This year’s theme is “D.I.Y. Nature (D ... Read More

RANDOLPH – The Friends of Fancy Creek Range are hosting a Women On Target event on Saturday, May 14. The shooting range is located at the Fancy Creek area of Tuttle Creek State Park, approximately one-half mile east and one-half mile north of the junction of U.S. Hwy. 77 and K-16 on county road 893, near Randolph.This is a women’s-only event de ... Read More

MANHATTAN – Tuttle Creek State Park invites families to attend the Little Apple Pedal, on Sunday May 1, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the River Pond area. The day will include a bike rodeo for kids, a 6-mile slow ride through the park, bike safety instruction with the Riley County Police Department, free helmets for kids, and t-shirts for all registere ... Read More

PRATT – The Kansas Spring Turkey Season opened April 12 and is in full swing through May 31. Reports from the field indicate that birds are plentiful and responding to hunters’ calls. However, the tradition of spring turkey hunting, where the hunter hides in full camouflage while imitating the call of a hen, requires special safety consideratio ... Read More