PRATT – It’s human nature to want to “save” a wild animal that appears injured or abandoned. But aside from human health concerns and laws prohibiting possession of wildlife, the reality is the animal will have its best chance for survival if it’s left in the wild. Taking a young wild animal with the intention of “saving” it and keeping it as a ... Read More

GREAT BEND – Fly over to the Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s (KWEC) Great Migration Rally from 2-7 p.m. on April 29 to learn about the adventurous, and sometimes treacherous, life of migratory birds. KWEC is located at 592 NE K156 Highway on the southeastern portion of Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area just 7 miles northeast of Great Bend.Start ... Read More

CLINTON LAKE – Here’s a deal for anyone who loves to fish, is competitive and wants to contribute to a good cause. Special Olympics Kansas is hosting a crappie fishing tournament April 28-29, 2018 at Clinton Lake, near Lawrence. Proceeds from a portion of entry fees will benefit Special Olympics Kansas. The event is open to two-person teams who ... Read More

JUNCTION CITY – The 2018 Kansas Birding Festival – one of Kansas’ premiere outdoor birding events – will be held at Acorns Resort at Milford Lake, April 27-28. The special event, which is held every other year, alternating with the Wings `N Wetlands event at Great Bend, provides participants with the opportunity to go birding in premier locatio ... Read More

PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KWPT) Commission invites the public to attend their next public meeting on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Chanute. The meeting will be held in the Alliance Room (3rd floor) of Memorial Building, 101 S. Lincoln, Chanute. The afternoon session will begin at 1 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m., then the Commiss ... Read More