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Recent Updates

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

2015 GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT BEGINS FEB. 13

Jan. 22, 2015Fifteen minutes or more of bird watching is all participants need to participatePRATT – In lieu of conducting the Backyard Bird Feeder Survey this year, bird watchers around the state are asked to participate in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) taking place Feb. 13-16. The GBBC is an annual four-day event that engages bi ... Read More


SUPPORT NONGAME SPECIES WITH TAX DONATION

Jan. 1, 2015Nongame wildlife make up more than ninety-nine percent of all species in KansasPRATT – More than 4,500 birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans and mollusks are considered nongame species, or species that are not trapped, fished, or hunted, in Kansas. We share our state with hummingbirds and herons, bats and butterfli ... Read More


ONE HUNDRED SPECIAL HUNTS OFFERED FOR SPRING TURKEY

Feb. 5, 2015Interested hunters have until Feb. 23 to applyPRATT – If you’re looking to make some memories this spring turkey season but are unsure where to go for a quality hunt, explore the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s Special Hunts Program. Special Hunts provide access to public and private lands that are not open to unr ... Read More


NEW FISH ATTRACTORS FOR KANSAS LAKES

Jan. 29, 2015Synthetic structures are forty-eight cubic feet and can last more than 10 years PRATT ­– Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) fisheries staff will be launching a new program to increase the amount of fish-attracting structures in Kansas lakes. Traditionally, biologists have used cut trees to create brush pi ... Read More


Alternate Route

Alternate Route to Narrows

FLRR Alternate Route

Alternate route to narrows.

Fall River Access

4/25/15 - 4/26/15: McPherson Co. - McPherson
Hunter Ed Course
(McPherson Extension Office)

4/11/15 - 4/12/15: McPherson Co. - McPherson
Hunter Ed Course
(McPherson Extension Office)

4/25/15 - Earth Day Cleanup
Group/Individual Volunteers, Earth Day Cleanup
(Lovewell State Park)

4/25/15 - Lovewell State Park Open House and Free Park Entrance
Open House and Programs. Permit Sales. Campground Ribbon Cutting.
(Lovewell State Park - Willow Group Shelter)

9/13/15 - 3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance
3D Archery Tournament; Free park vehicle entrance.
(Lovewell State Park)

6/28/15 - 7/5/15: Bureau of Reclamation Fireworks Ban
Fireworks Regulation - Fireworks Ban
(Lovewell State Park)

8/15/15 - 8/16/15: Campground Christmas
Christmas Lighting Contest
(Lovewell State Park)

8/1/15 - Lovewell Fun Day
Outdoor Games and Recreation
(Lovewell State Park)

7/19/15 - "Float Your Boat" contest
Family/Team or Individual Cardboard Boat Building Contest
(Lovewell State Park)

7/19/15 - Sand Castle Contest
Family/Team Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest
(Lovewell State Park)

6/7/15 - Kids Fishing Clinic
Kids Fishing Clinic
(Lovewell State Park)