8/25/11

ALL WATERFOWL SEASONS SET, TEAL SEASON COMING SOON

August 25
Record-high duck numbers could make great hunting; rainfall neededPRATT — Kansas duck hunters don't have long to wait before seasons open. The early teal season runs Sept. 17-25 in the High Plains (west of U.S. 283) and Sept. 10-25 in the Low Plains (east of U.S. 283), and there should be plenty of birds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife S ... Read More


PLENTY OF SUMMER LEFT AT KANSAS STATE PARKS

August 25
After Labor Day, parks offer milder weather, uncrowded parksPRATT — School will be starting soon, and although many people view this as the end of summer, Kansas state parks are still going strong. Many have events planned for one of the busiest times the year — Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-5. For outdoor enthusiasts, this is one of th ... Read More


DOVE FIELDS READY FOR OPENING DAY AT JAMESTOWN WILDLIFE AREA

August 25
Sunflowers and unharvested wheat managed specifically for doves; youth get first shotJAMESTOWN — Dove season opens Sept. 1, and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) managers at Jamestown Wildlife Area have planted food plots to attract doves at fields located along the north side of Vale Road between 30th and 40th ... Read More


ELLSWORTH OUTDOOR YOUTH FESTIVAL AUG. 27

August 25
Shotgun, archery shooting and fishing opportunities highlight eventELLSWORTH — On Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon, youth 17 and younger accompanied by adults 18 or older are invited to a free day of target shooting and outdoor activities sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), the K-State Research and E ... Read More


JAMESTOWN WATERFOWL TOUR AND SEMINAR SEPT. 8

August 25
Jamestown Wildlife Area to host tours of the area, provide waterfowl hunting infoJAMESTOWN — On Sept. 8, Jamestown Wildlife Area managers will hold the traditional Jamestown Waterfowl Information night with a change of venue. Instead of meeting in a classroom with presentations, pictures, graphs, and tables, interested hunters and ou ... Read More


KEEP PETS, PEOPLE AWAY FROM BLUE-GREEN ALGAE

August 25
Lake users urged to heed KDHE advisoriesPRATT — Throughout the summer of 2011, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has been sampling recreational bodies of water for blue-green algae when they are alerted to a potential algae bloom. When problems arise, they cooperate with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks a ... Read More