GREAT BEND – Join the staff of the Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC), 592 NE K-156, Great Bend, in celebrating the Christmas season with a Holiday Open House on Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-noon.While the kids decorate gingerbread birdhouses and make bird feeders, adults can take advantage of specials in the gift shop, enter a contest for a $50 gift c ... Read More

PRATT – Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, the opening day of the firearm deer season, is a big day for many Kansas deer hunters. But it’s also important for another reason. This year’s season marks the 50th anniversary of modern deer hunting in Kansas. And to borrow a slogan from a 1960s commercial, “We’ve come a long way, baby.”The 2015 firearm deer se ... Read More

PRATT – There’s plenty to enjoy and be thankful for over the Thanksgiving Holiday, and this year, we hope the great outdoors makes your list. While most Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) offices will be closed Nov. 26-29, we hope you will take time to enjoy hiking, hunting or fishing with family at one of the many public ... Read More