11/27/08

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November 27, 2008
FROM BLUEBIRD TO WOODPECKER, BIRDERS COUNTING COUP DEC. 13-JAN. 18
PROPER CARE MAKES GOURMET TABLE FARE
PLAYA LAKES JOINT VENTURE PLOTS WILDLIFE/WIND ENERGY SAFE SITESNEW QUAIL FOREVER CHAPTER OPENS IN MARSHALL COUNT-30- Read More


FROM BLUEBIRD TO WOODPECKER, BIRDERS COUNTING COUP DEC. 13-JAN. 18

Christmas bird counts held across Kansas; open to bird enthusiasts from novice to expertPRATT -- The Kansas Ornithological Society has announced dates for its 2008 Kansas Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs). These statewide events help biologists glean information on bird population trends and give wildlife enthusiasts a chance to search for their fav ... Read More


PROPER CARE MAKES GOURMET TABLE FARE

Quickly-dressed out and cooled deer meat rivals the best entreesPRATT -- For deer hunters, taking a deer is a satisfying way to participate in nature, often culminating several weeks of practice, scouting, and preparation. However, once the deer is down and tagged and photos snapped, the real work begins -- caring for the meat.No matter the wea ... Read More


PLAYA LAKES JOINT VENTURE PLOTS WILDLIFE/WIND ENERGY SAFE SITES

Many potential sites conflict with waterfowl, shorebirds, and lesser prairie chickensPRATT -- The Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) region encompasses some of the highest rated areas for wind energy development in the nation, including the western two-thirds of Kansas. As of Jan. 2008, approximately 50 wind farms producing in excess of 4,000 meg ... Read More


NEW QUAIL FOREVER CHAPTER OPENS IN MARSHALL COUNTY

Local group invites public to attend first meeting, join in effortMARYSVILLE -- Conservationists in Marshall County are doing their part to improve wildlife habitat by creating a new chapter of Quail Forever (QF). The Marshall County Chapter of QF will hold its inaugural meeting on Monday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Marysville City Hall, 209 Nort ... Read More