PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will conduct a public auction to sell surplus bison at the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 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 re ... Read More

PRATT­ – Seven big game permits will be awarded to Kansas conservation organizations at the January 11, 2018 Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Commission meeting. This unique program allows conservation organizations to apply for and sell big game permits to raise funding for conservation.Local chapters of nonprofit organizations based ... Read More

PRATT – If you know a young hunter who’s anxious to learn about bird hunting, there’s no better time to teach them than during the Nov. 4-5, 2017 youth pheasant and quail season. During the weekend prior to the regular pheasant and quail opener, hunters age 16 and younger may hunt as long as they are under the supervision of an adult 18 or olde ... Read More

PRATT – You’re not seeing double and that’s not a typo. Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Fisheries Division staff will provide trout anglers with more fish, more often this season. In years past, KDWPT-managed trout waters would receive four stockings of fish over the course of the trout season. This year, KDWPT-managed ... Read More