Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks manages fields just for dove huntersPRATT — The Sept. 1 opening of dove season is fast approaching, and hunters are making final scouting forays. Kansas dove hunting has changed considerably in the past few years. Although the mourning dove is still the primary quarry, Kansas hunters enjoy pursuing four ... Read More

Printed copies available in early September; waterfowl, big game changes highlightedPRATT — Printed copies of the 2010 Kansas Hunting & Furharvesting Regulations Summary will be available at Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offices and license vendors around the state about Sept. 1, but hunters can view or download the summar ... Read More

Newly-renovated wildlife area, managed for waterfowl, will be showcasedMANKATO — On Thursday, Sept. 9, managers of Jamestown Wildlife Area invite area hunters and anyone interested in the area to come out and see the conditions first hand. A driving tour will begin from the area office at 6 p.m., and attendees will see the challenges of the pa ... Read More

Habitat conditions, fall flight forecast, management plans on agendaST. PAUL — On Sept. 8, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will conduct a public meeting to discuss past, present, and future management of Neosho Wildlife Area. The meeting will be begin at 7 p.m. at the Osage Mission Neosho County Museum in St. Paul. The publi ... Read More

First four days of season reserved for youth and novice huntersBELLVILLE — The dove season opener on Sept. 1 signals the beginning of fall hunting, and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) land managers at Brzon Wildlife Area, north of Belleville, have planted fields to attract this popular game species. Dove proso millet planted for ... Read More

Grant would aid tallgrass conservation effortsTOPEKA — The Nature Conservancy Kansas Chapter’s Save the Tallgrass Prairie project is competing for a grant of as much as $250,000 on the Pepsi’s Refresh Everything contest. This is an online voting competition, so everyone interested in this special ecosystem is encouraged to vote. Every month, P ... Read More