KDWP not receiving applications; deadline Jan. 1PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that conservation organizations need to apply for Commission Big Game permits soon if they hope to take advantage of this fund-raising tool. Commission Big Game permits are available for qualified conservation organizations, ... Read More

Latest rules; how, where, and what to fish for; much more includedPRATT — Printed copies of the 2011 Kansas Fishing Regulations Summary booklet will be available in early Jan., according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). Among other things, the publication lists new regulations that take effect Jan. 1, 2011. From new regul ... Read More

Role of Fire On the Prairie title of feature presentations; much more offeredWICHITA — On Jan. 20-21, six professional societies that promote the wise use and management of Kansas’ natural resources will sponsor the third Kansas Natural Resources Conference at the Airport Hilton in Wichita. The theme of the plenary session is “Through the Haze ... Read More

Although parks will be open, many park offices will be closed for holidays PRATT — Spending time with families is important to everyone during the holidays. With limited staff taking annual leave, many state park offices will be closed on certain days before Christmas and after New Year's Day. This only affects the park offices; parks will sti ... Read More