Social Media Policy

Mission of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Fish, wildlife, and outdoor recreation are important to the quality of life for all Kansans and to the Kansas economy.  As the public steward of the state’s natural resources, the mission of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is to: 

  • Conserve and enhance the state’s natural heritage, its wildlife and its habitats so future generations have the benefits of the state’s diverse living resources;
  • Provide opportunities to use and appreciate the state’s natural resources consistent with the conservation of those resources; and
  • Inform the public about Kansas’ natural resources to promote understanding and support for the agency’s mission.  

The purpose of KDWPT's social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, etc.) is to inform and educate the public and encourage discussion concerning the agency’s mission.   

Public Comments, Photos, and Videos

We invite you to discuss topics that are relevant to the agency’s mission.  We will delete posts, photos, videos that are irrelevant to these topics; that include profanity, nudity, pornography, or business solicitations; or that are disrespectful, discriminatory, derogatory, or promote illegal activity.  We may also delete links to external Web sites which fit one or more of these criteria.  We don't produce the advertisements you see on the site, and we don’t endorse or recommend anything or anyone they may promote.  Public comments, photos, and videos on this site are the views of the authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions or values of the KDWPT. 

Equal Opportunity Statement

Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from KDWPT programs described on this site is available to all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, sex, age, disability, military or veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Complaints of discrimination should be sent to Office of the Secretary, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, 1020 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 200, Topeka, KS 66612.