2/5/09

FEBRUARY GEESE KEEP HUNTERS AFIELD

Late winter offers plenty of hunting; snow geese may be taken through April 30PRATT -- Abundant numbers of Canada, white-fronted, and snow geese are keeping many waterfowl hunters afield this February. Morning and evening, avid hunters may be found in cut grain fields, decoys arrayed, waiting for giant flocks of geese to leave their daytime re ... Read More


BENEDICTINE BOTTOMS FEATURED IN LATEST KDWP ONLINE VIDEO

Missouri River Bottoms area rich in flora and faunaATCHISON -- Benedictine Bottoms is a 2,112-acre wildlife area located along the Missouri River near Atchison. Three habitat types existed in the area before development — timber, native grass, and wetlands — and the area is managed for all three to this day. During construction in 1993-94, mor ... Read More


FISHING FORECAST LOCATES LUNKER LAKES FOR SPRING ANGLERS

2009 statewide summary helps anglers find best spots to fishEach year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) prepares a tool that answers every angler's most pressing question: "Where can I find the best fishing?" Called the Kansas Fishing Forecast, this indispensable tool forecasts fishing prospects in public waters thro ... Read More


STATE-FISH ART CONTEST FEATURES CHANNEL CAT, DEADLINE MARCH 31

National and state prizes awarded for students grades 4 through 12BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. -- Wildlife Forever has announced that the deadline for entry in its 11th Annual State-Fish Art Contest is March 31. Through the contest, students across Kansas and the United States have the opportunity to win national recognition and prizes while learnin ... Read More