December 20, 2012Six lucky youngsters will get turkey hunting opportunityEL DORADO–The Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt, based in El Dorado, draws hunters from across the U.S. each spring to experience the great turkey hunting found in Kansas. However, since 2002, six lucky young hunters from Kansas have been selected to participate in the hunt ... Read More

December 20, 2012Study shows 80:1 return on investment from advertising campaign TOPEKA–Some people think Kansas is a well-kept secret, but the Division of Tourism of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) doesn’t keep quiet about trumpeting the virtues of our state. According to an independent study, the state’s “There’s ... Read More

December 20, 2012State parks open for use but some park offices closed during holiday periodPRATT — All Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism offices will be closed for the Christmas holidays, Dec. 24-25, as well as Jan. 1, 2013 for New Year’s Day. However, park offices with schedules are as follows:
Western Kansas
• Cedar Bluff Sta ... Read More

December 20, 2012Free program provides information and eagle viewing opportunitiesMANHATTAN–The eagles are landing around Manhattan. With the arrival of winter, migratory bald eagles have been working their way south and passing through Kansas.To offer the opportunity to see our national bird in its native habitat, The U.S. Army Corps of Engine ... Read More