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Recent Updates

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SPECIAL HUNTS SEPT. 29

Sept. 18, 2014Hunters have until 9 a.m., Sept. 29 to apply for fall and winter special huntsPRATT – Outstanding hunting grounds exist throughout the state, but for the average hunter, gaining access to private land areas may be difficult. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism designed the Special Hunts Program to ensure hunters h ... Read More


SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR ANGLER INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Sept. 18, 2014Get certified to teach basic fishing skills in KansasPRATT – If you’re passionate about fishing, and have a desire to share that passion with others,  you can still enroll in a Kansas angler education certification course. Fishing’s Future and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will sponsor a fishing instruc ... Read More


2014 KANSAS UPLAND BIRD HUNTING FORECAST NOW AVAILABLE

Sept. 18, 20142014 Upland bird forecast shows improvements in pheasant, quail, prairie chicken populationsPRATT – A copy of the 2014 Kansas Upland Bird Forecast is now available and from the looks of things, upland bird hunters will see improved populations this fall. Although below-average harvests are expected this year, hunters should see mo ... Read More


KANSAS WETLANDS EDUCATION CENTER BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL

Sept. 11, 2014Participants can help capture and tag monarch butterfliesGREAT BEND – From making milkweed seed bombs to tagging monarch butterflies, kids and adults will find plenty to do during the Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s (KWEC) “Butterfly Festival” Sept. 13, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. KWEC is located at 592 NE K156 Hwy on the Cheyenne Bottoms W ... Read More


SOUTHWEST KANSAS YOUTH DAY SEPT. 20

Sept. 11, 2014The free event will feature 2014 Miss Rodeo Kansas, Katera HarterPRATT – The 2014 Southwest Kansas Youth Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Lake Scott State Park. Registered participants can enjoy live snake presentations, shotgun shooting, archery, and meet guest speaker, Katera Harter, 2014 Miss ... Read More


EARLY GREATER PRAIRIE CHICKEN SEASON BEGINS SEPT. 15

Sept. 11, 2014Early season provides hunters with unique, challenging opportunity PRATT – Load up your bird dog and dig out that hunter orange because the Early Prairie Chicken Season is almost here. Beginning Sept. 15, hunters with a valid Kansas hunting license and a Greater Prairie Chicken Permit ($2.50) can hunt in Greater Prairie Chick ... Read More


Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Memorial

Park visitors are greeted by a memorial dedicated to the hard work and efforts of the Civilian Conservation Corps as they enter the park.

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