8/30/07

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KDWP PROVIDES GRANTS FOR SHOOTING RANGE DEVELOPMENT
2007 HUNTING REGULATIONS SUMMARY AVAILABLE ONLINE
KDWP BEGINS FALL SURVEILLANCE FOR AVIAN INFLUENZA
FARM BILL'S SODSAVER PROVISION COULD AID WILDLIFE
KDWP ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER STATE PARK EVENTSKANSAS ALLIANCE FOR WETLANDS AND STREAMS CONFERENCE SEPT. 20-22 Read More


KDWP PROVIDES GRANTS FOR SHOOTING RANGE DEVELOPMENT

Increase in shooting sport participation sparks interest, need for ranges PRATT -- According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, more than 19 million Americans enjoy target shooting, and more citizens are turning to the shooting sports as a leisure-time activity. Unfortunately, there are not nearly enough public shooting facilities i ... Read More


2007 HUNTING REGULATIONS SUMMARY AVAILABLE ONLINE

Printed copies to be distributed by mid-September PRATT -- Printed copies of the 2007 Kansas Hunting & Furharvesting Regulations Summary will be available at Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offices and license vendors around the state soon, but hunters can view or download the summary now at the KDWP website, www.kdwp.stat ... Read More


KDWP BEGINS FALL SURVEILLANCE FOR AVIAN INFLUENZA

Although never detected in North America, caution is advised PRATT -- As the fall waterfowl migration approaches, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is ready to participate in a national surveillance program aimed at early detection of Asian bird flu if it finds its way into the Americas. Hunters will play a vital role in thi ... Read More


FARM BILL'S SODSAVER PROVISION COULD AID WILDLIFE

Provision would withhold subsidies from land converted
from wildlife habitat to farm production PRATT -- Southcentral Canada and the northcentral U.S. -- commonly known as the Prairie Pothole Region -- contain some of the best duck nesting habitat in North America. This year, late-summer habitat in this region is in good condition, but if ... Read More


KDWP ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER STATE PARK EVENTS

End-of-summer celebrations continue PRATT -- Summer is fading, and kids are back in school, but state parks across the state are still planning special events, some in conjunction with Free Park Entrance Days, some to celebrate a special historical event or geological attribute of an individual park, and others just for entertainment. Each p ... Read More


KANSAS ALLIANCE FOR WETLANDS AND STREAMS CONFERENCE SEPT. 20-22

Event to focus on practical ways to protect wetlands OVERLAND PARK -- On Sept. 20-22, the Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams (KAWS) will hold its annual conference, entitled “CPR for Wetlands and Streams III: More Practical Tools and Strategies To Create, Protect, and Restore Kansas Wetlands, Streams, and Riparian Areas.” The conferenc ... Read More