11/10/11

MOST WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM OFFICES CLOSED NOV. 11

Nov. 10, 2011
Licenses and permits available at hunting fishing equipment dealers, onlinePRATT — Anyone who has yet to buy a hunting license should be aware that Friday, Nov. 11, is Veteran’s Day, and most Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) offices will be closed. However, licenses and permits are available at more than 2 ... Read More


KDWPT ISSUES FREE PERMITS AND LICENSES TO NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS AND DISABLED VETERANS

Nov. 10, 2011
Too late for pheasant and quail season, but KDWPT offers refundsPRATT — Active members of the Kansas Army and Air National Guard who are Kansas residents may obtain free Kansas hunting and fishing licenses, as well as free state park entrance permits. For those wanting to hunt the opening day of pheasant and quail season — Nov. 1 ... Read More


WILDLIFE FEDERATION WANTS AWARD NOMINEES

Nov. 10, 2011
Conservation Achievement Award deadline Dec. 1PRATT — The Kansas Wildlife Federation’s (KWF) Conservation Achievement Program (CAP) recognizes Kansans who have devoted themselves to conserving the state's natural resources. Whether through education, communication, or on-ground habitat work, such dedicated people are eligible for ... Read More


KDWPT VOLUNTARY ELECTRONIC DEER REGISTRATION ONLINE ONLY

Nov. 10, 2011
Photo electronic deer registration helps hunters comply with interstate transportation laws; phone registration not an optionPRATT — Although the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) does not require registration of deer taken in Kansas, the agency does offer a voluntary option for transporting harvested deer ... Read More


GLEN ELDER WILDLIFE AREA MENTOR/NOVICE AREA ENTERS THIRD YEAR

Nov. 10, 2011
Area set aside to increase young and new hunter participationGLEN ELDER — After two years, the 1,000-acre Walnut Creek Mentor/Novice Area on Glen Elder Wildlife Area is receiving great reviews from hunters. Many youngsters, as well as a few new adult hunters, have harvested their very first pheasant or deer on the area. Other you ... Read More