11/2/06

2006 UPLAND BIRD OPENERS STAGGERED

Pheasant, quail, prairie chicken seasons open consecutive weekends this year PRATT -- As November ushers in pheasant and quail seasons, the 2006 Kansas upland bird season promises to be a good one. However, hunters should be aware that the structure of upland bird seasons is different than in past years, with each of the state's three uplan ... Read More


STATE PARK VEHICLE FEES REDUCED FOR 2007

Legislative action to enhance funding enables KDWP fee reduction effective Jan. 1 PRATT -- The cost of visiting Kansas state parks is going down in 2007. In a public hearing in Chanute Oct. 26, the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission approved changes in state park vehicle entrance fees, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The fee changes were made pos ... Read More


COMMISSION APPROVES FISHING REGULATION CHANGES FOR 2007

Handfishing, bass pass, paddlefish, and trout fishing regulations included PRATT -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission has approved a variety of fishing regulation changes for 2007. At a public hearing in Chanute Oct. 26t, the commission approved the following regulations:

handfishing -- establishes a handfishing season of June 1 ... Read More


2007 SPRING TURKEY HUNTING REGULATION APPROVED

Archery-only season, expansion of Unit 3 included in changes PRATT -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission has finalized provisions for the 2007 spring turkey hunting season. At their Oct. 26 public hearing in Chanute, commissioners approved a regular season almost identical to 2006 but also approved a separate archery-only season and m ... Read More


REGULATIONS SET FOR OWNERSHIP OF CAPTIVE ANIMALS

Wildlife and Parks Commission approves caging, handler training requirements PRATT -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission has approved minimum standards for caging certain captive animals, as well as training requirements for handlers of those animals. At its Oct. 26 public hearing in Chanute, the commission approved a regulation estab ... Read More


EXOTIC AQUATIC NUISANCE PLANT FOUND IN KANSAS WATERS

Eurasian watermilfoil found; capable of choking out native species YATES CENTER -- For several years, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has warned the public about the dangers aquatic nuisance species ( ANS ) pose to native aquatic wildlife and plants. The campaign started when zebra mussels invaded the Midwest, finally ... Read More