Many seasons open during holidays; 2011 hunting license required in JanuaryPRATT — Many Kansas hunters look forward to the Christmas and New Year holidays as an opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy some of the best hunting of the season. Early January antlerless deer seasons are especially popular for hunters who have not filled a permit or w ... Read More

KDWP offers latest information directly to your email; share with friendsPRATT — Are you currently subscribing (free) to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) weekly email news package? If so, you’re receiving the latest information on outdoor activities right in the comfort of your home. But are you keeping the information to you ... Read More

Birding, star gazing, wetland van tours on the agendaPRATT — The Kansas Wetlands Education Center — 10 miles northeast of the intersection of U.S. highways 281 and 156, northeast of Great Bend — will conduct a number of special events in the last weeks of 2010. On Thursday, Dec. 16, the Cheyenne Bottoms Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will run from ... Read More

Four January events planned; Dec. 31 application deadlineMEADE — In January, Lake Meade State Park and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will host four youth waterfowl hunts. Hunts will take place on a Saturday and will begin in the early morning. All participants will be required to attend a pre-hunt meeting. Youth ages 8 through 15 ... Read More

Busy deer seasons, lack of funds curtail service during January antlerless seasonsTONGANOXIE — With the help of hunters, meat processors, and private donors, Kansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry (KSHFH) has been providing thousands of meals to those in need, but this year, the service will stop at year’s end. Because KSHFH's entire deer processin ... Read More