3/19/09

KDWP News, 3/19/09


MARCH 31 LAST DAY FOR PARK FEE BARGAINS
WESTAR ENERGY PLANS SPECIAL NOVICE TURKEY HUNTS
HEALY SCHOOL STUDENTS RECEIVE HUNTER EDUCATION
USDA OFFERS CONSERVATION RESOURCES ONLINEMANY STATE FISHING LAKES BAN ALL ALCOHOL Read More


MARCH 31 LAST DAY FOR PARK FEE BARGAINS

Park users can save by purchasing permits before April 1PRATT -- Visitors to Kansas state parks can save money by purchasing many permits before the prime park season begins on April 1. Permits purchased in the off-season -- Oct. 1-March 31 -- are valid for the remainder of the calendar year, and they are cheaper if purchased during this perio ... Read More


WESTAR ENERGY PLANS SPECIAL NOVICE TURKEY HUNTS

Hunts designed for youth who have never harvested a turkeyPRATT -- On the weekends of April 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19, the Westar Energy Green Team will guide youth who have never harvested a turkey at its Jeffrey Energy Center west of Topeka. Assisted by experienced volunteer guides and hunting from stationary ground blinds, youngsters will hunt ... Read More


HEALY SCHOOL STUDENTS RECEIVE HUNTER EDUCATION

USD 468 Hunter Education in Our Schools students experience live firePRATT -- Healy USD 468 is among the growing number of Kansas middle schools to include the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) Hunter Education In Our Schools program. Available at no cost to schools, the optional course offers participating students the opportunit ... Read More


USDA OFFERS CONSERVATION RESOUCES ONLINE

Online bibliography aids fish and wildlife professionals, landownersBELTSVILLE, Md. -- With approximately 97 percent of Kansas land in private ownership, Sunflower State wildlife depend on landowners for survival. Most landowners enjoy wildlife on their property, and many would like to know more about how to make their land more productive for ... Read More


MANY STATE FISHING LAKES BAN ALL ALCOHOL

Trash, altercations, vandalism among reasons citedPRATT -- Following a trend that goes back several years, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has banned all alcohol -- including 3.2 percent malt beverages -- from state fishing lakes in many parts of the state. Intoxicated drivers, trash, vandalism, fights, and rowdy parties tha ... Read More