5/8/08

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KDWP REVEALS 5-YEAR TRAILS PLAN
MAY IS TIME TO CLEAN UP ON CRAPPIE
KANSAS STATE PARK USERS ARE ("GEO")CACHING IN
CROUCH NAMED NEW CONSERVATION POLICY DIRECTOR FOR PLAYA LAKES JOINT VENTUREKANSAS YOUNGSTERS WIN 2008 STATE-FISH ART CONTEST Read More


KDWP REVEALS 5-YEAR TRAILS PLAN

Study examines wealth of information to improve existing trails and plan future ones PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced guidelines for improvement of existing trails and development of more trails throughout the Sunflower State. Entitled Kansas State Trails Plan 2008, the 103-page document will serve as ... Read More


MAY IS TIME TO CLEAN UP ON CRAPPIE

Kansas anglers out in force as popular sportfish move to shallow water PRATT -- Of all Kansas outdoor recreation opportunities, crappie fishing is one of the most popular. These tasty fish bite year-round, but spring brings them close to shore, where they spawn in shallow water. This makes great fishing for anyone with a hook and line. Late ... Read More


KANSAS STATE PARK USERS ARE ("GEO")CACHING IN

High-tech "treasure hunt" contest offered at 29 locations this year PRATT -- Kansans throughout the state are excited about a new outdoor activity called geocaching, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is making participation easier. As the sport has gained in popularity, KDWP has offered more opportunity in stat ... Read More


CROUCH NAMED NEW CONSERVATION POLICY DIRECTOR FOR PLAYA LAKES JOINT VENTURE

New position to focus on enhancing wildlife habitat through the federal Farm Bill
LAFAYETTE, Colo. -- The Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) has appointed Barth Crouch as the organization's new conservation policy director, and federal Farm Bill programs will be his primary area of responsibility. Crouch is no stranger to Farm Bill programs. ... Read More


KANSAS YOUNGSTERS WIN 2008 STATE-FISH ART CONTEST

Youth artists to be honored at State-Fish Art Expo July 19-20 BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Wildlife Forever has announced Kansas winners of the group's 2008 State-Fish Art Contest. In the 7th- through 9th-grade category, Evan Pflugradt of Olathe took first place. Audra Miller, of Halstead, won Kansas honors in the 10th- through 12th-grade category. ... Read More