6/21/07

ANGLERS, OTHER RECREATIONAL WATER USERS URGED TO CONTROL AQUATIC NUISANCE SPECIES

A few precautions can help control their spreadPRATT -- Most boaters, anglers, and other lake users are aware that zebra mussels are thriving in El Dorado Reservoir and the Walnut River in Kansas, as well as Winfield City Lake. Other lakes in the region are also infested with zebra mussels, including Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri; Skiatook, O ... Read More


BALD EAGLE WILL RETAIN STRONG FEDERAL PROTECTIONS IF REMOVED FROM ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST

Fish and Wildlife Service to protect eagles upon delistingWASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has announced that the bald eagle will continue to be strongly protected by federal law under a series of actions designed to govern management of eagles should they be removed from Endangered Species Act protection.The USFWS ... Read More


AUGUST SCHOOLS FOCUS ON RANGELAND MANAGEMENT

Healthy landscapes, profitable enterprise are objectivesMCPHERSON -- In August, the Kansas Grazing Lands Coalition, Inc. (KGLC), will host two rangeland management schools -- one for eastern Kansas at Flint Oak in Elk County and one for western Kansas at Camp Mennoscah in Kingman County. The schools will feature principles of rangeland managem ... Read More


OUTDOOR RECREATION LIFTS SPIRITS AND THE ECONOMY

2006 survey gauges Americans’ outdoor participation, expenditures WASHINGTON, DC -- America’s passion for wildlife and the outdoors continues to be a major engine of the nation’s economy, according to a preliminary survey released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). In 2006, more than 87 million Americans age 16 and older hunted, ... Read More