2/23/12

ANGLERS STALK LATE-WINTER TROUT

Feb. 23, 2012
Trout stocked Oct. 15-April 15 in more than 30 waters throughout the statePRATT — Are you itching for turkey season but can’t wait until April to enjoy the thrill of the outdoors? Try trout fishing.The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) trout stocking program offers an exciting late-winter opportunity for an ... Read More


FISHING ATLAS IS ANGLERS’ GUIDEBOOK

Feb. 23, 2012
Atlas including maps of all public-access fishing areas now online, in print March 1PRATT ­­— The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has released a tool that will help you catch more fish — and it’s free. Interested?Check out the 2012 Kansas Fishing Atlas, now available for viewing and download from KDWPT we ... Read More


HOUNDS ON THE RUN MARCH 1

Feb. 23, 2012
Furbearer running season lasts through Nov. 1; firearms may not be possessedPRATT — On March 1, the great race begins. That’s the opening day of Kansas furbearer running season, which gives hound enthusiasts the opportunity to chase — but not take — bobcat, opossum, raccoon, red fox, and gray fox. The season runs through Nov. 1.A ... Read More


TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF MONARCH BUTTERFLY MIGRATION

Feb. 23, 2012
Kansas University professor to take participants on 1,000-mile journeyGREAT BEND — Every November, monarch butterflies arrive in central Mexico by the hundreds of millions, clustering so thickly in fir forests they sometimes break the tree branches. Learn more about this amazing annual migration as founder and director of Monarch ... Read More


KANSAS FOREST SERVICE OFFERS CONSERVATION SEEDLINGS

Feb. 23, 2012
Order deadline March 7MANHATTAN — The Kansas Forest Service (KFS) spring conservation tree seedling sales are underway and will continue until May 7. This is the 56th season that KFS has offered more than 30 species of low-cost trees and shrubs for windbreaks, wood lots, riparian planting, wildlife planting, Christmas tree planta ... Read More