What Would I Have Missed?
I’ve written extensively about how fortunate I am to have the hunting experiences I’ve had. I know that hunting with my father and granddad shaped who I’ve become as a person, what I do for a living and where I live. But, while looking at a... Read More - What Wo... >>
Outdoor and Travel Blogs
Feed your outdoor and travel passions with this enticing array of blogs authored by our talented staff and guest bloggers.
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TravelKS Blog – Several times a week our blog team – made up of writers, photographers and foodies who are passionate about Kansas – cover everything from popular family attractions and historical hotspots to mouth-watering recipes from Kansas restaurants. Each month has a theme, including seasonal activities, holiday happenings and sights in specific regions of the state. Plus, we’ll spotlight breweries and wineries, scenic byways, amusement parks and zoos, and the best places for hiking, hunting and fishing.
Pass it On - Mike Miller, editor of Kansas Wildlife and Parks magazine, blogs about recruiting new hunters and anglers and the importance of passing on your passion for the outdoors to the next generation. There’s a declining trend in the number of Kansans who hunt and fish in our state, but the benefits of teaching youngsters about the outdoors go much deeper than merely passing on a heritage.
What Would I Have Missed?
The Great Outdoors with Marc Murrell - Marc Murrell, staff writer and manager of the Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita, spends most of his spare time outdoors. In this blog, Marc reflects on his experiences hunting, fishing, camping and teaching his children about appreciating the great outdoor opportunities we have in Kansas.
FUNGUS AMONG US
Spring, if you can call it that now as I watch it snow as I type, is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities. Turkey hunting, shed antler hunting and walking the banks fishing for spawning crappie are all popular pursuits in May. And... Read More - FUNGUS... >>
Accidental Huntress - Nadia Marji, associate editor of Kansas Wildlife and Parks magazine, shares her journey of becoming an outdoorswoman. A native of California, Nadia writes about her adventures of hitting the back roads of Kansas to experience a lot of her outdoor “firsts.” She pokes fun at her novice antics and shares pictures of her latest hunting successes.
Snag ‘em, Tag ‘em and Bag ‘em
March is a month that’s full of fun events– St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness, Easter– but the one event that I can never get enough of is paddlefish snagging season.Before I was introduced to paddlefish snagging, the only type of snags I was fami... Read More - Snag ‘e... >>
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