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VOLUNTEERS PLAN MAY 2 WORK DAY AT HOLLISTER WILDLIFE AREA

Turkey hunters urged to avoid area being improved for wildlife habitat
FT. SCOTT -- Turkey hunters planning to visit the Hollister Wildlife Area, approximately 8 miles southwest of Ft. Scott, should plan to avoid the northwest corner of the wildlife area on May 2. During the morning and early afternoon on this date, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will be teaming with volunteers from the Southeast Kansas Quail Unlimited Chapter for a work day.

Activities planned for the work day include tree clearing, fence clean-up, and boundary maintenance. Locations on the area that will be affected include the area north of Hackberry Rd. between 145th and 155th. This work day is being conducted to improve the habitat on the area for bobwhite quail and other grassland wildlife by reducing the encroachment of cedar trees into the native grass habitat and also to improve hunter access.

For more information, phone the wildlife area office at 620-449-2539.
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