Nov. 14, 2013Hunters will hunt alongside celebrity mentors, including former NFL and MLB playersGLEN ELDER – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is pleased to announce the upcoming 16th Annual Youth and Women’s Pheasant Hunt at Waconda Lake, Dec. 14. The hunt will begin at 7:15 a.m. with breakfast at Hopewell Church in ... Read More

Nov. 14, 2013Kansas harbors highest prairie chicken population in worldPRATT – What may be the most unique upland bird hunting opportunity in North America begins on the third Saturday in November. The 2013 regular prairie chicken season opens Nov. 16 and runs through Jan. 31, 2014 in the Northwest and East units. It ends Dec. 31, 2013 in the S ... Read More

Nov. 14, 2013 2013 Conservation Achievement Award winners will be recognized at the February banquet in Salina PRATT – Many conservation projects around the state would never happen without the dedicated men and women who work tirelessly each day to contribute their time, skills and expertise. The Kansas Wildlife Federation (KWF) beli ... Read More

Nov. 14, 2013 Vehicles will be stopped and checked for wildlife TOPEKA – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) law enforcement officers will conduct a wildlife checkpoint in northcentral Kansas in mid-November. With upland bird, turkey, deer and waterfowl seasons underway, the checkpoint is intended to help enforce ... Read More