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Recent Updates

This is a list of the last 75 updates to the website.

5/15/15 - Sedgwick Co. - Wichita
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Gander Mountain)

4/18/15 - Sedgwick Co. - Wichita
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Gander Mountain)

3/21/15 - Sedgwick Co. - Wichita
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Gander Mountain)

2/21/15 - Sedgwick Co. - Wichita
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Gander Mountain)

3/21/15 - Johnson Co. - Shawnee THIS CLASS IS FULL
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Shawnee Civic Center)

2/21/15 - Johnson Co. - Shawnee THIS CLASS IS FULL
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Shawnee Civic Center)

4/28/15 - Barton Co. - Great Bend
Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session
(Great Bend Police Range)

RESERVE YOUR 2015 CAMPSITES AND CABINS IN ADVANCE

December 18, 2014Online reservation system allows reservations up to a year in advancePRATT – With weather in the 30s, it’s hard to picture planning spring and summer fun, but the secret about Kansas state parks is out and reservations are a must for busy holiday weekends. Consider making your 2015 camping and cabin reservations in advance and ... Read More


KDWPT OUTDOOR STORE HAS YOUR LAST-MINUTE GIFT ITEMS

December 18, 2014Easy solution for those “hard to shop for” peopleon your listPRATT – There always seems to be that one person on your Christmas list that is just plain hard to shop for, but don’t stress this holiday season over what to buy – the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s Outdoor Store has just the gift for you. Whether ... Read More


KDWPT HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS

December 18, 2014State parks and wildlife areas are open but offices closed over holidaysPRATT – You can still enjoy a hike on a state park trail, a hunt on a wildlife area or even a campout at a state park; however, depending on the days you visit, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) offices may be closed this holiday seas ... Read More


WETLAND CENTER TO HOLD HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE DEC. 13

Dec. 11, 2014Kids can decorate gingerbread birdhouses, parents can pick up tips on winter bird feedingGREAT BEND ­­­– Join the staff of the Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC) in celebrating the Christmas season with a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to noon on Dec. 13.Visitors can hum along to holiday music and graze on Christmas cookies, ... Read More


DEC. 3 MARKS OPENING DAY OF FIREARM DEER SEASON

Nov. 20, 2014Hunters may pursue deer with firearms through Dec. 14, 2014PRATT – As November comes to a close, it can only mean one thing - it’s time to break out your blaze orange clothing and sight-in your rifle because the Kansas firearm deer season is almost upon us. From Dec. 3-14, hunters may pursue deer with any legal equipment, including ... Read More


2014 KANSAS STATE ECO-MEET HOSTS 103 COMPETITORS

Nov. 20, 2014Twenty-three schools participated in the annual competitionPRATT – The 16th Annual State Finals ECO-Meet competition, which was held at the Rock Springs 4H Center on Nov. 6, proved to be an exciting and hard-fought contest. A total of 27 teams consisting of 103 students from 23 schools across the state participated at the competiti ... Read More


F.I.S.H. PAYS LANDOWNERS TO ALLOW FISHING ACCESS

November 27, 2014Enrolled private waters can benefit from fish stocking and habitat managementPRATT – If you are a landowner with private waters and are interested in sharing the joy of fishing with others, you may want to consider becoming a part of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Fishing Impoundments and Stream ... Read More


KANSAS WILDLIFE AND PARKS MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES “WILD ABOUT KANSAS” WINNERS

Nov. 27, 2014The 2015 contest will have a new adult category open to photographers age 19 and olderPRATT – There’s a reason people are drawn to outdoor photography. It showcases a world outside of our own, it unearths creatures we may not have seen otherwise, and it reminds us that there is beauty all around us. The contestants of the second an ... Read More


WITNESSES OF WILDLIFE-RELATED CRIMES CAN REPORT ANONYMOUSLY

Dec. 4, 2014One phone call can help catch wildlife thievesPRATT – Countless wildlife, especially big game, will be illegally killed at the hands of poachers this season and unfortunately, these criminals are tough to catch. Game wardens work tirelessly to track down the men and women allegedly responsible for these crimes, but often a lack of e ... Read More