PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Trails Advisory Board will hold a public meeting Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at the Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC), 6232 E. 29th Street N, in Wichita. The Board will hear and discuss projects previously submitted for funding under the Recreational Trails Fund Act. The meeting will beg ... Read More

TOPEKA – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) game wardens, Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) troopers and county sheriff’s office deputies will conduct joint highway checkpoints at various locations on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Upland bird, deer and migratory bird seasons will be underway, and these checkpoints are intended to ... Read More

PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KWPT) Commission will conduct their next public meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Bryan Conference Center, 101 S Main, in Scott City. The afternoon session will begin at 1 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m. The evening session will convene at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend both sessi ... Read More

PRATT – It’s a Kansas tradition to open the pheasant and quail seasons on the second Saturday in November. If you’re a bird hunter, you’re already losing sleep thinking about opening day. The Kansas pheasant and quail seasons are Nov. 11, 2017-Jan. 31, 2018.It’s a big deal, both to hunters and to the state’s economy. According to the U.S. Fish ... Read More