7/30/08

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PRAIRIE SPIRIT TRAIL COMPLETES FINAL LEG
MARION RESERVOIR LATEST ZEBRA MUSSEL VICTIM
KDWP PROVIDES GRANTS FOR SHOOTING RANGE DEVELOPMENT
2ND ANNUAL TJ’S MEMORIAL YOUTH DEER HUNT SEPT. 13-14
SCOTT STATE LAKE YOUTH PROGRAM TO GIVE AWAY YOUTH SHOTGUNLOVEWELL FUN DAY AUG. 2 ONE OF MANY AUGUST PARK EVENTS Read More


PRAIRIE SPIRIT TRAIL COMPLETES FINAL LEG

Final leg of trail complete; online video provides preview PRATT -- In May of 1992, title of the 50-mile stretch of railroad right-of-way from Ottawa to Iola was transferred to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP), and the agency developed a three-phase plan to develop the trail and open it to the public. Phase One -- from Richmo ... Read More


MARION RESERVOIR LATEST ZEBRA MUSSEL VICTIM

Boater, angler precautions critical to contain further spread PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Marion Reservoir. An angler reported finding a single zebra mussel in the Cottonwood Point area of the reservoir during the past weekend. KDWP biologist Jason Goeckler investigated im ... Read More


KDWP PROVIDES GRANTS FOR SHOOTING RANGE DEVELOPMENT

Increase in shooting sport participation sparks interest, need for ranges PRATT -- According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, more than 19 million Americans enjoy target shooting, and more citizens are turning to the shooting sports as a leisure-time activity. As firearm sales continue to increase, there is a growing need for new sh ... Read More


2ND ANNUAL TJ’S MEMORIAL YOUTH DEER HUNT SEPT. 13-14

Event limited to 10 youth; application deadline Aug. 22 HAYS -- Thanks to the success of last year's TJ’s Memorial Youth Deer Hunt, the Hunting Heritage Group and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will host another youth deer hunt during the special youth and disabled hunting season (Sept 13-21).This year, the hunt will be on ... Read More


SCOTT STATE LAKE YOUTH PROGRAM TO GIVE AWAY YOUTH SHOTGUN

Hunting skills seminar will also offer guided hunts and other prizes SCOTT CITY -- On Aug. 16, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will host a youth waterfowl program from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Scott State Park. The program is designed to teach and improve hunting skills, including duck calling, shotgun shooting, trapping techniqu ... Read More


LOVEWELL FUN DAY AUG. 2 ONE OF MANY AUGUST PARK EVENTS

Celebration highlights include archery shoot, mud volleyball, log races, cook-offPRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and Lovewell Marina at Lovewell State Park are sponsoring the annual Lovewell Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 2. Events begin with registration for a 3-D archery shoot from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The tournament will ... Read More