3/5/09

KDWP News, 3/5/09


WILDLIFE & PARKS COMMISSION TO MEET MARCH 12 IN TOPEKA
PASS IT ON -- OUTDOOR MENTORS PROGRAM AIMED AT GETTING KIDS AFIELD
HUNTERS AND ANGLERS RAISE MORE THAN $700 MILLION FOR CONSERVATIONFIVE MORE NORTHWEST KANSAS DEER TEST POSITIVE FOR CWD Read More


WILDLIFE & PARKS COMMISSION TO MEET MARCH 12 IN TOPEKA

Public invited to all sessions of meeting at Dillon House, 404 SW 9thTOPEKA -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission invites all interested persons to attend a commission meeting on Thursday, March 12, at the Dillon House, 404 SW 9th in Topeka.The afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. Discussion topics in the afternoon session will incl ... Read More


PASS IT ON-OUTDOOR MENTORS PROGRAM AIMED AT GETTING KIDS AFIELD

Fundraiser will offer a "Gun-a-Week Drawing" throughout 2009WICHITA -- Too many kids are spending too little time outdoors. That's an issue that Pass It On-Outdoor Mentors would like to change. The Wichita-based organization works to find mentors for children who want outdoor experiences. Teaming with youth mentoring organizations su ... Read More


HUNTERS AND ANGLERS RAISE MORE THAN $700 MILLION FOR CONSERVATION

Kansas to receive more than $11 million for 2009 conservation projectsWASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced the distribution of more than $740 million to 56 state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies to fund fish and wildlife conservation efforts, boat access, shooting ranges, and hunter education. Th ... Read More


FIVE MORE NORTHWEST KANSAS DEER TEST POSITIVE FOR CWD

KDWP awaiting lab results on more samples from 2008 deer seasonPRATT -- Five more Kansas white-tailed deer have been confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), bringing to eight the total number of CWD incidents from the 2008 Kansas deer seasons.The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks is still awaiting final lab results on about ... Read More