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KDWPT BIOLOGIST RECEIVES AWARD FROM MIDWEST ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE AGENCIES

July 4, 2013Small Game Coordinator Jim Pitman named “Wildlife Biologist of the Year”PRATT ­– The Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) recently recognized Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) small game coordinator Jim Pitman as the 2013 “Wildlife Biologist of the Year.” Pitman was presented the award by ... Read More


RESIDENT FIREARM EITHER-SPECIES/EITHER-SEX DEER PERMIT APPLICATION DEADLINE JULY 12

July 4, 2013Resident Firearm Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer permits allow resident hunters to take a mule deer or white-tailed deer of either sexPRATT ­– The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism reminds resident hunters that Firearm Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer permit applications must be submitted online by July 12 in order to be ... Read More


CELEBRATE 4TH OF JULY AT A KANSAS STATE PARK

July 4, 2013Many Kansas state parks will be hosting family-friendly events throughout the holiday weekend PRATT– If you’re looking for a fun and safe way to celebrate the 4th of July, look no farther than your local Kansas state park. Many Kansas state parks will be hosting family-friendly events throughout the holiday weekend, some starting as ... Read More


WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM COMMISSION REJECTS PROPOSED COYOTE HUNTING CHANGE

July 3, 2013Commission votes to keep coyote hunting regulations as they areGARDEN CITY– At the public hearing conducted June 27 in Garden City, the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission rejected a recommendation to prohibit coyote hunting with the use of vehicles and two-way radios during the regular firearm deer season. Kansas Departme ... Read More


PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORIES, WARNINGS CONCERNING BLUE-GREEN ALGAE IN KANSAS WATERS

July 3, 2013Three lakes under warning, one lake under partial advisory heading into July 4 weekend TOPEKA– The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful alg ... Read More