On January 1, Go Take A HikePRATT – We’ve all made New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, eat less, quit smoking or exercise more, and most of us find them hard to keep. However, what if there was a New Year’s resolution that was not only easy to keep but was enjoyable and fun, as well? Impossible, you say? Not if you resolve to participate in ... Read More

PRATT – Deer hunters with unfilled 2015 deer permits have one more chance to put venison in the freezer this January. All unfilled deer permits are valid; however unit restrictions listed on the permits are still in effect. Those who didn’t purchase a permit in 2015 or may have already filled a permit, can purchase whitetail antlerless-only per ... Read More

MANHATTAN – Tuttle Creek State Park will host a trapping and predator calling workshop on January 9, 2016. The class will be held from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the state park office, 5800 A River Pond Rd, Manhattan. There is no cost or preregistration required to attend.The class is designed for trappers and hunters of all ages and skill levels, ... Read More

PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Trails Advisory Board will conduct a public meeting Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th Street N, Wichita. The board will hear and discuss project proposals submitted for funding under the Recreational Trails Fund Act. The meeting will begin at 1 ... Read More