Youth pheasant and quail season Nov. 6-7, regular season opens Nov. 13PRATT — The 2010 Kansas youth pheasant and quail season runs Nov. 6-7, and many adult hunters are set to use this time not only to pass the hunting tradition on but to stretch their legs, scout fields, and work dogs. During these two days, youth 16 and younger may hunt under ... Read More

Federal grant program will distribute as much as $400,000 for large conservation projects; application deadline Dec. 2TOPEKA — Application materials for the State Wildlife Grants (SWG) are now available from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). SWG is a federal grant program funded in part by the Fish and Wildlife Service, Depart ... Read More

Union Pacific warns hunters to stay clear of railroad rights-of-wayOMAHA — Union Pacific Railroad is urging hunters to resist the temptation to hunt on railroad property this season. It is not only dangerous, it is against the law — a trespassing violation because railroad rights-of-way are private property. It’s tempting to hunt these areas b ... Read More

Leaves change color for several reasonsPRATT — Fall is the season of color in Kansas, and 2010 has been a good year for those who love the changing hues of autumn leaves, as mild temperatures have kept leaves clinging to branches longer than normal. Autumn weather produces some of the year's clearest skies and most pleasant temperatures, and c ... Read More