TOPEKA – Officials with the Kansas Departments of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and Health and Environment (KDHE) want dog owners to be aware how dangerous harmful algae blooms (HABs) can be to their dogs. A HAB is an abnormally high population of blue-green algae in a body of water. Whether you hunt with your dog near water or just ... Read More


OSBORNE – If you think shooting, trapping, fishing, canoeing, whittling and just about anything else you can do outdoors sounds like fun, make plans to visit Osborne in northcentral Kansas. On Sept. 8, 2018, youth age 17 and younger are invited for a day of fun and outdoor learning. The annual event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. with lunc ... Read More


PRATT – Women wanting to learn more about the outdoors through the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Program will have to hurry to register for this year’s Sept. 14-16 event. Only five of the 100 spots allotted remain unfilled.For those who can’t make it to the workshop this fall, a spri ... Read More


COUNCIL GROVE – Know a kid who loves being outdoors? Have they shown an interest in fishing, camping, or shooting a bow? If this sounds like a young person you know, sign them up for the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) 2018 Kansas State JAKES Camp, Sept. 29-30. Open to youth 17 and younger, the event will be conducted at the White Memo ... Read More


PRATT – Hunters in Harvey County will soon have a new place to hunt this fall through a new public hunting access program called iWIHA – a spin-off program of the state’s Walk-in Hunting Access (WIHA) program, which has become a mainstay for many Kansas hunters. WIHA began in 1995, and compensates landowners for acreage opened up to public hunt ... Read More