December 29, 2011Workshop items include big game and deer regulations PRATT — The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at Kansas Wesleyan University’s Hauptli Student Center, 100 E. Claflin Ave. in Salina. The afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. and recess at 5 ... Read More

December 29, 2011Latest rules; how, where, and what to fish for; new bait fish rules included PRATT — Printed copies of the 2012 Kansas Fishing Regulations Summary booklet will be available in early January, according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT). Among other things, the publication lists new regulations that ... Read More

December 29, 2011Wintering bald eagles a favorite of Kansas naturalists PRATT — With the arrival of winter, the eagles have landed near many eastern Kansas reservoirs. Bald eagles have been migrating south, offering outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to see the national bird in its native habitat. To enhance this opportunity, the U.S. Army Cor ... Read More

December 29, 2011 2011 licenses expire Dec. 31, some changes for 2012 PRATT—Ready or not, here comes 2012, and saying goodbye to 2011 means saying goodbye to last year’s park permits and hunting and fishing licenses, which expire Dec. 31. It’s easy to forget about buying new licenses because the holidays are so busy, but it’s never be ... Read More