1/04/07

WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION MEETING JAN. 11 IN WINFIELD

Regulations to be set on general sportfish length and creel limits,
prohibition of white perchPRATT -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing at Southwestern College, Wroten Hall in Winfield on Thursday, Jan. 11. The afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. The evening public hearing will begin at 7 ... Read More


EAGLE DAYS SPOTLIGHT NATIONAL SYMBOL

Once nearly extirpated from state, Kansas boasts healthy bald eagle populationPRATT -- Each winter, bald eagles migrate into Kansas, providing bird watchers the chance to observe one of the nation's most spectacular birds. To improve opportunities to view the U.S. national symbol, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) -- in cooper ... Read More


LANDOWNER INCENTIVE PROGRAM AIDS SPECIES AT RISK

Program supports government/landowner projects to enhance habitat;
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will have $667,000 available for landownersWASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced nearly $19 million in competitive funding for fish and wildlife agencies in 37 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands ... Read More


WANDERLUST-STRICKEN COLORADO LYNX ROAMS KANSAS

KDWP natural resource officer captures well-traveled animal in Barton CountyGREAT BEND -- A lynx that had spent the last few weeks wandering much of western Kansas has been returned to its southwestern Colorado home range.The wandering lynx was sighted Nov. 22 at Smoky Valley Ranch, a Nature Conservancy property located in Logan County, by Cha ... Read More