12/20/07

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CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH WILDLIFE AND PARKS
KDWP ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY OFFICE CLOSINGS SCHEDULE
TOLL-FREE TURN-IN HELPS POP POACHERS
KANSAS OFFERS EXCELLENT WINTER BALD EAGLE VIEWINGSHAWNEE MISSION COUPLE DONATES CONSERVATION EASEMENT TO THE NATURE CONSERVANCY Read More


CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH WILDLIFE AND PARKS

Magazine, early license sales, free video feed among many offerings PRATT -- This Christmas, start the season off right by taking advantage of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) services, including many bargains. A perennial favorite of outdoor enthusiasts is Kansas Wildlife & Parks magazine. Each issue is packed with the lat ... Read More


KDWP ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY OFFICE CLOSINGS SCHEDULE

State parks open for use but some park offices closed during holiday period PRATT -- All Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks offices will be closed Dec. 24 -25 for the Christmas holiday, as well as Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.
While all state parks will be open for visitation and use, some state park offices will be closed Dec. 26-28 and ... Read More


TOLL-FREE TURN-IN HELPS POP POACHERS

1-877-426-3843 makes reporting wildlife crime easy PRATT -- Each year, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) natural resource officers (NROs) check approximately 60,000 hunters in the field, and about 96 percent of these are found to be law-abiding sportsmen and women. Although the vast majority of hunters are ethical, they have to ... Read More


KANSAS OFFERS EXCELLENT WINTER BALD EAGLE VIEWING

Once endangered, magnificent national symbol thriving PRATT -- Soaring bald eagles were once a rare sight in Kansas, but not anymore. Today, it’s common to see these majestic birds around large reservoirs and even open waterways in large cities, especially in winter. Aggressive protection from habitat destruction, pesticides, and poaching ha ... Read More


SHAWNEE MISSION COUPLE DONATES CONSERVATION EASEMENT TO THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

Easement conserves land in Chase County TOPEKA -- Ranchers Bill and Maggie Haw, Shawnee Mission, recently donated a conservation easement on 3,120 acres of native rangeland to The Nature Conservancy (TNC). The conservation easement protects land located south of Cottonwood Falls in Chase County, in the heart of the Flint Hills. Last year, th ... Read More