5/28/09

KDWP News, 5/28/09


2009 NONRESIDENT DEER APPLICATION DEADLINE JUNE 1
USDA EXTENDS CRP CONTRACTS FOR WILDLIFE BENEFITS
BUMBLE BEE NEST SITE SURVEY NO BEE IN THE BONNET
HUNTING ACCIDENTS DECREASED IN 200813TH ANNUAL GOVERNOR'S GOLF & FISHING CLASSIC JUNE 12-13 Read More


2009 NONRESIDENT DEER APPLICATION DEADLINE JUNE 1

No mail-in applications acceptedPRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds all nonresident hunters that 2009 nonresident deer permit applications are due by midnight, June 1. All applications must be made online through the KDWP website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us. Downloadable mail-in applications are not available, and non ... Read More


USDA EXTENDS CRP CONTRACTS FOR WILDLIFE BENEFITS

Contracts expiring in September may be extended with wildlife-friendly practicesPRATT -- Some landowners whose Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts expire in September can now extend their contracts, keeping the land in cover beneficial to wildlife, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Services Agency (FSA). Without thi ... Read More


BUMBLE BEE NEST SITE SURVEY NO BEE IN THE BONNET

Survey designed to glean much-need information on important insect; public urged to participateATHENS, Ga. -- Bumble bees are important pollinators of agricultural crops and wild plants, but little is known about their natural history in North America. Anecdotal evidence and preliminary research suggest that bumble bee species are declining th ... Read More


HUNTING ACCIDENTS DECREASED IN 2008

271,000 hunters record only 16 accidents during 3 million days afieldPRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reports that there were 16 hunting accidents in 2008, with three fatalities, two of which were not actually legal hunting incidents. This is an decrease of three accidents from the previous year and is a very small n ... Read More


13TH ANNUAL GOVERNOR'S GOLF & FISHING CLASSIC JUNE 12-13

Win cash prizes; sponsored soldiers being deployed to Iraq in AugustJUNCTION CITY -- The Kansas Wildscape Foundation has announced that the 13th Annual Governor's Golf & Fishing Classic will be held June 12-13. The golfing event takes place on Friday, June 12, at rolling Meadows Golf Course, and the fishing event will be held June 13 at Mi ... Read More