Spring turkey, fishing regulations to highlight public hearingTOPEKA — The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing on Oct. 14 at the Goodland Elks Lodge, 1523 Arcade in Goodland. The afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m., and the evening public hearing will begin at 7 p.m.The afte ... Read More

Agency one of 17 successful applicants; will receive $1.5 million in first yearPRATT — On Oct. 4, agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Kansas is among 17 states that will receive grants through the Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP). The successful applicants were selected from 28 applications vying for ... Read More

25-pound monster hauled from Perry Reservoir spillwayTOPEKA — On Aug. 8, James M. Moore, an Army sergeant major stationed at Fort Riley, landed a new state record wiper while fishing the Perry Reservoir spillway. A 10-minute battle that ended when Moore jumped into the water to grab the fish yielded a monster that weighed 25 pounds and was 33 ... Read More

Celebration and rededication of Toronto Lake in southeastern KansasTORONTO — On Oct. 16, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), Tulsa District, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will hold a 50th anniversary celebration and rededication of Toronto Reservoir in southeast Kansas.The celebration, which is free and open to the ... Read More

Little Walnut River property provides excellent information and training groundMANHATTAN — The Kansas Forest Service at Kansas State University (KSU) will conduct its 16th Annual Fall Forestry Field Day on Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Jackman Demonstration Forest, 12 miles east of Wichita near Leon in Butler County.David Jackman and his wife Sall ... Read More