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Recent Updates

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

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(extended, closed August 8, 2014)

8/15/14 - 8/16/14: Sedgwick Co. - Maize
Hunter Ed Course
(Maize Rec Center)

8/9/14 - 8/10/14: Elk Co . - Fall River
Hunter Ed Course
(Flint Oak)

10/8/14 - 10/12/14: Shawnee Co. - Topeka
Hunter Ed Course
(American Legion Post 400)

9/17/14 - 9/21/14: Shawnee Co. - Topeka
Hunter Ed Course
(American Legion Post 400)

8/13/14 - 8/17/14: Shawnee Co. - Topeka
Hunter Ed Course
(American Legion Post 400)

VISIT KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM BOOTH AT 3i SHOW

July 3, 2014Visitors can stop by and shoot a bow and learn about wildlife programPRATT – The 2014 3i Show opens July 10 and runs through July 12 in Dodge City. Located at the Western State Bank Expo Center on the corner of U.S. Highway 283 and U.S. Highway 56/400 bypass, the show features more than 500 exhibits, which are open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. dai ... Read More


FORT RILEY TO HOST ANGLER INSTRUCTOR COURSE

July 3, 2014Course will help those who want to teach basic fishing skillsPRATT – There may be no more rewarding experience than to help a youngster catch his or her first fish, which is why so many experienced anglers love to pass on their knowledge of fishing. Now, Fishing’s Future and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism want ... Read More


SAND CASTLE AND SCULPTURE CONTEST AT LOVEWELL STATE PARK

July 17, 2014Playing in the sand just might win you a prize July 20PRATT – All of your hard work as a child filling buckets with sand and mud might come in handy at Lovewell State Park on July 20. The public is invited to participate in the annual Sand Castle and Sculpture Contest, Sunday, July 20 at the Southwinds Beach area. Participants ... Read More


FLOATLINE FISHING SEASON JULY 15-SEPT 15

July 10, 2014Anglers can have up to eight floatlines, special permit requiredPRATT – Floatline fishing season is just two-months long, and open to only 12 select areas within the state, but for channel cat anglers looking to get an edge out in the water, this season is the highlight of summer.Also referred to as jug fishing, floatline fishing c ... Read More


HUNTERS INVITED TO APPLY FOR 2014-2015 SPECIAL HUNTS JULY 12

June 19, 2014Hunters can apply for access to exclusive hunting areas statewide online at ksoutdoors.comPRATT ­­– The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism invites hunters to apply online for 2014-2015 special hunts for the fall and winter season. Applications can be made as early as July 12 by visiting ksoutdoors.com and clicking “Hu ... Read More


AERIAL SURVEY SHOWS LESSER PRAIRIE CHICKEN NUMBERS INCREASE

July 3, 2014Biologists emphasize the value of improved habitatPRATT -- The 2014 lesser prairie chicken aerial survey showed a nearly 20 percent increase in the species’ range-wide population, up from an estimated 18,747 birds in 2013 to 22,415 this year. While wildlife biologists are encouraged by the increase, they note that prairie chicken nu ... Read More


OVER-THE-COUNTER DEER PERMITS AVAILABLE AUGUST 1

July 24, 2014New reduced youth fees make experiencing the outdoors more affordable than everPRATT – It won’t be long and trail camera pictures won’t be the only thing resident hunters will be clicking through on a computer. At 12:01 a.m. August 1, over-the-counter deer permits go on sale at ksoutdoors.com, and for resident hunters with deer fev ... Read More


ANNUAL FUN DAY AT LOVEWELL STATE PARK AUGUST 2

July 24, 2014Five dollars, the price of a daily park permit, can get you a day’s-worth of family funPRATT – Lovewell State Park and Lovewell Marina will host the 2014 Lovewell Fun Day Saturday, August 2. The annual event runs from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and will provide parkgoers with a day’s-worth of family-friendly activities all ages will enjoy.Fes ... Read More


TUTTLE CREEK STATE PARK FLOAT TRIP JULY 26

July 24, 2014Tuttle Creek park staff hosting river float as part of the 2014 National Trails Day celebrationPRATT ­– Grab your life jacket, some SPF-30, a paddle, and take part in Tuttle Creek State Park’s float trip July 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Kansas River. Canoers and kayakers will start at Blue River Bridge in Manhattan, off Highway ... Read More