December 27, 2012 Annual hunt gets young and new hunters in the fieldThe 15th annual Youth, Women, and Celebrity Pheasant Hunt at Waconda Lake was held on December 8, 2012 and drew a large crowd of both youngsters and celebrities. Pheasant populations had declined in the area due to the heat and drought conditions, but that did not wither the p ... Read More

DECEMBER 27, 2012Annual gathering of natural resource professionals January 24-25, 2013, Airport HiltonWICHITA –The Kansas Natural Resource Conference (KNRC) will be held in Wichita January 24 and 25, 2013 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Airport. A unique opportunity for professionals dedicated to natural resource conservation to connect, this year ... Read More

December 27, 2012New laws take effect Jan. 1, 2013PRATT–Kansas wildlife- and outdoor recreation-related activities are governed both by legislative statutes and commission-approved regulations. And the two governing bodies made some changes last year that hunters, anglers and campers should be familiar with. The most controversial change invol ... Read More

December 27, 2012A New Year’s Day hike is a great way to welcome 2013TOPEKA–The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has announced that five Kansas state parks will participate in the America’s State Parks “First Day Hikes” on New Year’s Day 2013. Each guided hike will offer individuals and families opportunities to begin th ... Read More