3/27/08

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KDWP INVESTIGATING REPORTED KILLING OF MOUNTAIN LION IN KANSAS
HARMON EARNS 2007 KANSAS WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AWARD
NO NEW CASES OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE FOUND IN KANSAS
PRESCRIBED BURNS IN SPRING IMPROVE WILD TURKEY HABITATKANSAS BIRDING FESTIVAL AT WAKEFIELD APRIL 25-27 Read More


KDWP INVESTIGATING REPORTED KILLING OF MOUNTAIN LION IN KANSAS

Officers searching for more clues on origin of cat PRATT -- Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) officers are investigating the alleged killing of a mountain lion, also known as a cougar or puma, in southcentral Kansas last fall. Investigators learned of the case the first week in March. A Barber County landowner reportedly killed ... Read More


HARMON EARNS 2007 KANSAS WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AWARD

Osage City man also garners nomination for national award PRATT -- Bob Harmon, Osage City, received the 2007 Wildlife Habitat Conservation Award representing Osage County at the Osage County Conservation District's Annual Conservation Meeting and Banquet on Feb. 11. This award is sponsored by the Kansas Bankers Association, Quail Unlimited, ... Read More


NO NEW CASES OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE FOUND IN KANSAS

More than 2,000 samples testedEMPORIA -- This year, chronic wasting disease (CWD) was detected by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) in three wild white-tailed bucks, all 2 ½ years of age or older, harvested during the rifle season in Decatur County northeast of Oberlin along Sappa Creek. In this same vicinity, Nebraska Game a ... Read More


PRESCRIBED BURNS IN SPRING IMPROVE WILD TURKEY HABITAT

Selective burning during nesting season can be more effective than earlier burns ALLEN -- Wildlife managers know the use of prescribed fire as a land management tool is an excellent way to improve wildlife habitat. However, each spring wildlife biologists hear the fears of concerned hunters who don't understand that prescribed burns in March ... Read More


KANSAS BIRDING FESTIVAL AT WAKEFIELD APRIL 25-27

Birdwatching, wetland and prairie chicken tours, seminars to be featured;
April 10 registration deadline WAKEFIELD -- On April 25-27, the Kansas Birding Festival will be held near Wakefield. The three-day event will feature seminars on birds and birdwatching, guided field trips, food, and much more. On Friday, April 25, the event will begi ... Read More