PRATT – Before the boating season begins, you check your boat for gas, stock your cooler with ice, and chuck sunscreen in your “things to take,” bag, but have you crossed off Boating Education from your “things to do” list? Don’t wait until the weather is nice and plans with friends are made before you take a boating education course. “Spring A ... Read More

PRATT ­– Just about everyone can attest to the value of a Swiss army knife – they’re compact, reliable, and useful in a variety of situations. The same can be said for Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s district fisheries newsletters. Crafted by the men and women who know area waters best, these free, online newsletters are prod ... Read More

PRATT – Conservationists, wildlife enthusiasts, hunters, anglers and the like are invited to attend the Kansas Wildlife Federation’s (KWF) Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 8 starting at 10 a.m. The event will be held at Acorns Resort, 3710 Farnum Creek Road, on Milford Lake. The cost to attend is $50 for adults, and $15 for youth age 12 and un ... Read More

COUNCIL GROVE – If you know a youngster who is interested in learning about turkey hunting, keep reading. This spring will mark the 17th year of the Council Grove Youth Turkey Hunt. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), in cooperation with area chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Quail and Upland Wildlife Fe ... Read More