10/3/07

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WEATHER EXTREMES COLOR UPLAND BIRD PROSPECTS
STATE LAW REGULATING MOTORBOAT NOISE LEVELS IN EFFECT
JAMESTOWN WILDLIFE AREA RECEIVES NEW GRANT FUNDING
PARK DIRECTORS AIM TO IMPROVE AMERICAN CHILDREN'S HEALTH
MILFORD TO HOST MONSTER MYTHS BY MOONLIGHT OCT. 13TUTTLE CREEK EQUESTRIAN RIDE OCT. 5-7 Read More


WEATHER EXTREMES COLOR UPLAND BIRD PROSPECTS

Good spring nesting conditions allow birds to recover from severe winter PRATT -- For Sunflower State upland bird hunters, the prospects for hunting this fall are a mixed bag, thanks to Kansas’ unpredictable weather. “Due to one of the most severe winters in recent memory, the number of pheasants going into the nesting season was more than 3 ... Read More


STATE LAW REGULATING MOTORBOAT NOISE LEVELS IN EFFECT

Complaints from other boaters, lake users led to change PRATT -- Before 1994, Kansas boating laws required motorboats with above-water exhausts to have a muffled system and motors with exhaust stacks to have water-induction systems to reduce noise. The law was difficult to enforce, and when the boating laws were rewritten, the regulation on ... Read More


JAMESTOWN WILDLIFE AREA RECEIVES NEW GRANT FUNDING

12,000 wetland acres to be restored and protected in four states LAFAYETTE, Colo. -- The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission recently awarded $2.17 million in North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funds for three projects within the Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) region during its Sept. 12 meeting in Washington, D.C. The comb ... Read More


PARK DIRECTORS AIM TO IMPROVE AMERICAN CHILDREN'S HEALTH

National, state officials pledge comprehensive effort to connect children and nature PRATT -- A recent National Conference on Parks ended with a ground-breaking agreement designed to improve the health of America’s children. The National Association of State Park Directors, under the leadership of newly-elected President Greg Butts -- direct ... Read More


MILFORD TO HOST MONSTER MYTHS BY MOONLIGHT OCT. 13

Halloween critters, hayrack ride, and "monster" myth-busters play featured JUNCTION CITY -- "Monster Myths by Moonlight" is the title of an Oct. 13 event at Milford State Park. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and include a hayrack ride and exploration of the nature trails by moonlight. Biologists will man the ... Read More


TUTTLE CREEK EQUESTRIAN RIDE OCT. 5-7

Event stresses horsemanship, horse care MANHATTAN -- The Flint Hills Competitive Trail Ride at Tuttle Creek State Park has been an annual event for the last 30 years. This year, the event will be held Oct. 5-7 at the park's Randolph Area. The event is sanctioned by the North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC), headquartered at Sedalia, C ... Read More