PRATT – The Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson is open Sept. 9-18, and there’s no better place to get back to your Kansas country roots. And while you’re enjoying the booths, rides, entertainment and displays, visit the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Staff will be there ready to answer questions or just visit at several differen ... Read More

WEBBER – Lovewell State Park, in Jewell County, is sponsoring a 3D archery shoot on Sunday, Sept 11. Beginning at 9 a.m., participants can register at the state park archery range, located just north of Cottonwood Campground. All shooters must complete the course by 12 p.m. A $10 donation is suggested to enter and prizes will be awarded fo ... Read More

GREAT BEND – The Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC), 592 NE K156 Hwy, Great Bend, will host a Butterfly Festival from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 17.From making milkweed seed bombs to tagging monarch butterflies, kids and adults will find plenty to do during this free event. In addition to old favorites – monarch tagging, insect zoo, crafts an ... Read More

SALINA – The fishery in the Salina’s 13-acre Lakewood Lake will be renovated this fall with a grant from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Community Fisheries Assistance Program. Owned and operated by Salina Parks and Recreation and located in Lakewood Park, Lakewood Lake will be opened for public fish salvage Sept. ... Read More