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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 iss ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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, ... Read More
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 ... Read More