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BRENT THEEDE AWARDED 2013 WETLAND MANAGER OF THE YEAR BY KANSAS DUCKS UNLIMITED

March 6, 2014McPherson Valley Wetlands manager recognized for moist soil management practicesPRATT – Managing McPherson Valley Wetlands and Marion Wildlife Area is how Brent Theede earns his living, but for this Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) employee, his job is more than a paycheck- it’s a passion. At the 2014 State ... Read More


35 SPRING TURKEY SPECIAL HUNTS STILL AVAILABLE

March 6, 201435 special hunts are still up for grabs this SpringPRATT­­– The 2014 Spring Special Hunts draw may be over, but for several lucky turkey hunters, there’s still a chance to enjoy a special hunt this season. A total of 35 special hunts have remained unspoken for as of March 5, 2014. These hunts range anywhere from one day to one mont ... Read More


OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION COMMITS 1.8 MILLION ACRES TO LESSER PRAIRIE-CHICKEN CONSERVATION EFFORTS

HOUSTON – Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) announced today that it has enrolled nearly 1.8 million acres of its oil and gas interests in Texas, New Mexico, Kansas and Oklahoma, in programs designed to support conservation measures for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LEPC). The majority of the acreage has been enrolled in the Lesser Prai ... Read More


TWO FLINT HILLS NATURE TRAIL WORKSHOPS PLANNED

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) and Kanza Rails to Trails Conservancy (KRTC) have scheduled two more design workshops for the public to share their thoughts on the development of the Flint Hills Nature Trail.The Flint Hills Nature Trail is a rails-to-trails project that extends 117 miles from Osawatomie to ... Read More