9/11/09

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EARLY TEAL SEASON BEGINS SEPT. 13
KDWP TO CONDUCT PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS ON ENDANGERED SPECIES
NEOSHO WILDLIFE AREA OFFERS YOUTH/MENTOR TEAL HUNTING OPPORTUNITY
ONLINE CABIN RESERVATION SYSTEM OFFERS CONVENIENCE
KINSLEY GUN CLUB KIDS KLASSIC SEPT. 20
OVERLAND PARK NATIVE ASSUMES PHEASANTS FOREVER POSTNEW MAPS SHOW PLAYA WETLAND LOCATIONS ... Read More


EARLY TEAL SEASON BEGINS SEPT. 13

Migrating teal numbers similar to last year, well above long-term averagePRATT -- Teal are the smallest ducks, but they are popular among waterfowl hunters; they are the first waterfowl that hunters may pursue each year, and their numbers are generally high. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, this year's blue-winged teal estimate ... Read More


KDWP TO CONDUCT PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS ON ENDANGERED SPECIES

Six species considered for addition to list, three for removalTOPEKA -- In accordance with state law (K.S.A. 32-960), the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will conduct public informational meetings to present background information regarding certain species that may be considered for listing or delisting as threatened or endangered spec ... Read More


NEOSHO WILDLIFE AREA OFFERS YOUTH/MENTOR TEAL HUNTING OPPORTUNITY

Three weekends reserved for youth on refuge areaST. PAUL -- Young waterfowl hunters and their mentors are being offered a special hunting opportunity at Neosho Wildlife Area during the upcoming early teal season, which runs Sept. 13-28 east of U.S. 283. Neosho Wildlife Area is located 1 mile east of St. Paul in Neosho County.The wildlife area’ ... Read More


ONLINE CABIN RESERVATION SYSTEM OFFERS CONVENIENCE

More than 60 state park, wildlife area cabins now availablePRATT -- Kansas state park cabins continue to grow in popularity as more of these modern and comfortable facilities are built across the state. Reserving cabins is now more convenient than ever, as the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has unveiled an online cabin reservat ... Read More


KINSLEY GUN CLUB KIDS KLASSIC SEPT. 20

Tournament fosters young shooters; Sept. 15 entry dateKINSLEY -- On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Kinsley Gun Club will host its Annual Kids Klassic trap shooting tournament for high school and junior high students. Each youngster will fire at 100 targets. A $20 entry fee will include a custom T-shirt, dinner, and a chance to win a door prize, inclu ... Read More


OVERLAND PARK NATIVE ASSUMES PHEASANTS FOREVER POST

Park University graduate brings passion for conservation back homeOVERLAND PARK -- Pheasants Forever (PF)/Quail Forever (QF) have appointed Jordan Martincich as the organization's new regional representative for eastern Kansas. Martincich's primary duties with PF/QF will include starting and supporting chapters and members in the region. He wi ... Read More


NEW MAPS SHOW PLAYA WETLAND LOCATIONS IN SIX STATES

Locate playa lakes by countyLAFAYETTE, Colo. -- Wondering how many playas are in your backyard? New maps from the Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) pinpoint locations of more than 60,000 playa wetlands in 155 counties across six states in High Plains. All 155 maps are available for download from the PLJV website, www.pljv.org.Multiple sources o ... Read More