6/12/08

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KDWP’S DOYLE INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME
RESIDENT EITHER-SPECIES DEER, ELK PERMIT APPLICATIONS DUE JULY 11
MARINA STAFF STOP ZEBRA MUSSEL SPREAD
GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS JUNE ‘GREAT OUTDOORS MONTH’
KDWP-RELATED BILLS APPROVED BY LEGISLATURE, GOVERNORKDWP BOATING PROGRAM AWARDED GRANT FOR YOUTH EFFORTS Read More


KDWP’S DOYLE INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME

International organization honors Kansas hunter education coordinator PRATT -- Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) hunter education coordinator Wayne Doyle has been named to the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) Hall of Fame. The award was presented at the recent IHEA conference in Illinois in recognition of his ex ... Read More


RESIDENT EITHER-SPECIES DEER, ELK PERMIT APPLICATIONS DUE JULY 11

Applications available online; Either Species permit allows take of white-tailed or mule deer PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds resident hunters that 2008 Firearm Either-species/Either-sex permit applications are due July 11 and are available online at www.kdwp.state.ks.us. These permits allow firearm hunter ... Read More


MARINA STAFF STOP ZEBRA MUSSEL SPREAD

Melvern marina's quick action prevents spread to reservoir; highlights need for caution MELVERN -- Generally, the news on zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species (ANS) is bad, but recently, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) staff reported some good news. "I would like to recognize the staff at Melvern Marina for t ... Read More


GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS JUNE ‘GREAT OUTDOORS MONTH’

Proclamation highlights benefits of outdoor recreation TOPEKA -- Gov. Kathleen Sebelius wants Kansans to get out and have some fun. To this end, Sebelius' recently proclaimed June "Great Outdoors Month." Her proclamation reads as follows: “Whereas, Kansas state residents have a proud tradition of both safeguarding the environment a ... Read More


KDWP-RELATED BILLS APPROVED BY LEGISLATURE, GOVERNOR

Free licenses for disabled veterans among new laws enacted in 2008 TOPEKA – The 2008 Kansas Legislature and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius have approved several new laws affecting outdoor recreation in Kansas. Bills passed into law this year include the following:

Senate Bill 157 -- requires the department to purchase vessel liability insurance ... Read More


KDWP BOATING PROGRAM AWARDED GRANT FOR YOUTH EFFORTS

Variety of promotional events in planning stage PRATT -- The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association, has announced that the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ Boating Education Program has been selected as a 2008/2009 National Recreation and Park Association ... Read More