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9/15/11

NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY SEPT. 24

Sept. 15, 2011
Events celebrate the contributions of hunters and anglers to conservationPRATT — The 40th Annual National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) — designated by Congressional decree and Presidential Proclamation — will be held Sept. 24. The event is a nationwide celebration of hunters and anglers and their contributions to conservation. ... Read More


KANSAS HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETY FALL FIELD TRIP SEPT. 16-18

Sept. 15, 2011
Public welcome to join experts on scientific expeditionJEWELL COUNTY — The Kansas Herpetological Society (KHS) will conduct its annual Fall Field Trip Sept. 16-18 in Jewell County. They will use the KHS campsite at Lovewell State Park as event headquarters. (Kansas State Park vehicle and camping permits are required.) And Kansas ... Read More


PRAIRIE CENTER TO HOLD ARCHERY AWARENESS DAY SEPT. 24

Sept. 15, 2011
New archery range unveiledOLATHE — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Prairie Center, 26325 W. 135th Street in Olathe, has opened a new family-friendly archery range, and to celebrate the facility, the center will hold an Archery Awareness Day on Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.The range is free for pu ... Read More


MONARCHS PAINT SEPTEMBER SKY

Sept. 15, 2011
Amazing migration covers thousands of miles; clusters often cover entire treesPRATT — For those who love butterflies, September is the month to watch for masses of migrating monarchs in Kansas. The weather has cooled, and many people are seeing this regal butterfly in backyards, parks, and in the field. This familiar and popular ... Read More


FALL RIVER RENDEZVOUS SEPT. 24

Sept. 15, 2011
Park visitors will step back in time at this living history eventTORONTO — On Sept. 24, visitors to Fall River State Park have the opportunity to step back to the early 19th century at the Fall River Rendezvous. This historical event celebrates one of America's largest public land acquisitions, the Louisiana Purchase. Mountain m ... Read More


NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY SEPT. 24

Sept. 15, 2011
Event helps state, local parks and public landsPRATT — Everyone who has ever wanted to spend high-quality time working outdoors while helping a park or public land should mark their calendars for Saturday, Sept. 24. Governor Sam Brownback has declared that day National Public Lands Day (NPLD) in Kansas and calls upon residents t ... Read More