3/30/06

KDWP TO GENETICALLY ALTER SAUGEYE TO PRESERVE WALLEYE GENETICS

High-tech process makes hybrid fish sterile, protects pure-strain walleye PRATT -- Fisheries biologists with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks are embarking on an imaginative saugeye propagation project that promises positive effects on the state walleye population, as well as other species. Because walleye populations in some lak ... Read More


LOVEWELL RESERVOIR INLET CLOSED TO FISHING

Inlet closed March 27-April 9 to protect walleye MANKATO -- Historically, when water is released into Lovewell Reservoir by the Bostwick Irrigation District , fish are attracted to the inlet area. This year, that release will coincide with the walleye spawning season. When this has occurred in the past, illegal snagging activities of walley ... Read More


KANSAS BIRDING FESTIVAL APRIL 28-30

Birdwatching, wetland and prairie chicken tours, seminars to be featured WAKEFIELD -- On April 28-30, the Kansas Birding Festival will be held near Wakefield . The three-day event will feature seminars on birds and birdwatching, guided field trips, food, and much more. On Friday, April 28, the event will begin at the Wakefield Methodist Chu ... Read More


FARMER, RANCHER OPINIONS SOUGHT

Input on preserving wetlands, aquifers, and other natural resources needed LAFAYETTE, Co. -- Starting in March, 1,800 farmers and ranchers across the southern High Plains will receive a survey in the mail asking for their opinions about the Ogallala Aquifer , wetlands, and other natural resources in the region. The questionnaire -- entitled ... Read More