October 25, 2012Kansas deer-vehicle collisions peak in mid-NovemberTOPEKA — Deer can be spotted near our roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That ... Read More

October 25, 2012Public meetings scheduled for comments and input on management planPRATT--The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is participating in a five-state effort to develop a range-wide conservation plan to address the decline of the lesser prairie chicken in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas and Colorado. The con ... Read More

October 25, 2012Simple precautions can prevent tragic injuries PRATT—The deer archery season is in full swing, and as the rut approaches, increased deer activity has bowhunters anticipating the best hunting of the fall. But it is important they remember a few simple treestand safety rules. Because most bow shots are less than 20 yards, many hun ... Read More

Update, November. 7, 2012 - The Amendment Passed!October 25, 2012Amending state constitution would let lawmakers change how watercraft are classified, taxedTOPEKA – On November 6, Kansans will have an opportunity to vote on a constitutional amendment that would allow the Kansas Legislature to change the way watercraft are taxed. For tax purpose ... Read More