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Recent Updates

This is a list of the last 75 updates to the website.

DEC. 3 MARKS OPENING DAY OF FIREARM DEER SEASON

Nov. 20, 2014Hunters may pursue deer with firearms through Dec. 14, 2014PRATT – As November comes to a close, it can only mean one thing - it’s time to break out your blaze orange clothing and sight-in your rifle because the Kansas firearm deer season is almost upon us. From Dec. 3-14, hunters may pursue deer with any legal equipment, including ... Read More


LANDOWNER PERMISSION REQUIRED TO HUNT ANY PRIVATE LAND

Nov. 20, 2014Hunters must get permission to hunt private land whether it’s posted or not PRATT – Kansas is 97 percent privately owned, so most hunting occurs on private land. While there are more than 1.5 million acres of public hunting lands, including Walk-In Hunting Access, that represents only 2.5 percent of the land in Kansas. Landown ... Read More


ANGLER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE DEC. 6

Nov. 20, 2014Become certified to teach fishing techniques in Kansas during one-day coursePRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will host an Angler Certification Course Dec. 6 for anglers wishing to teach fishing techniques in Kansas. The class will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Greenbush Camp and Retreat Cen ... Read More


MILFORD NATURE CENTER TO HOST HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

Nov. 20, 2014Visitors can view displays, enjoy special treats, and shop for nature-themed gift itemsPRATT ­– The staff at the Milford Nature Center, 3415 Hatchery Dr., Junction City, invite you and your family to a holiday open house Sunday, Nov. 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can tour the nature center, enjoy refreshments, and register to ... Read More


GAME WARDENS BUSY FOR PHEASANT/QUAIL SEASON OPENER

November 10, 2014No injury or fatal hunting incidents were reported TOPEKA, Kan.– Game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reported a number of violations during the opening weekend of the pheasant and quail regular season which began November 8. The weekend reporting period ran from 7:00 p.m. on Frida ... Read More


PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS MINED LAND AREA IMPROVEMENTS

Nov. 6, 2014Upcoming projects necessary for public safety will also enhance access and habitatPITTSBURG – A public information meeting to discuss improvements planned at several Mined Land Wildlife Area units will be conducted on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the Southeast High School Auditorium, 126 W 400, Cherokee. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. ... Read More


ETHAN CARROLL MEMORIAL COYOTE CALLING CONTEST

Nov. 6, 2014Event to honor young outdoorsman, support 4-H shooting sports PRATT ­– To honor the life of a young outdoorsman and past 4-H Shooting Sports member, members of the Morris County Sharp Shooters club invite hunters to join them for the annual Ethan Carroll Memorial Coyote Calling Contest Nov. 29. The event will be based at the Mo ... Read More


SO MANY SEASONS, SO LITTLE NOVEMBER

Oct. 23, 2014November marks the beginning of several hunting seasons in KansasPRATT – For most people, Christmas comes on Dec. 25, but for hunters and anglers, the best gifts arrive one month earlier. November marks the start of four hunting and fishing seasons that are a must-do in the Sunflower State, and if you’ve never partaken in these fa ... Read More


17th ANNUAL YOUTH & WOMEN’S PHEASANT HUNT AT WACONDA LAKE NOVEMBER 22ND

Oct. 30, 2014Event provides outstanding hunting opportunities for new young and women huntersCAWKER CITY – If you want to learn more about hunting but don’t know where to start, the 17 Annual Youth & Women’s Pheasant Hunt At Waconda Lake might be for you. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and sponsoring partn ... Read More