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KANOPOLIS LAKE WATERFOWL BLIND PERMIT DRAWING

August 21, 2014Twenty-five hunting blinds will be availablePRATT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will host its annual waterfowl blind permit drawing Saturday, September 6 at 1:30 p.m. The drawing will be conducted at the Kanopolis Lake U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Center at 105 Riverside Drive, below the Kanopol ... Read More


WESTAR ENERGY GREEN TEAM YOUTH DOVE HUNT

August 21, 2014Hunt to take place weekend following Labor Day TOPEKA – What better way for kiddos to gain hunting dove hunting experience than to embark on a guided hunt over managed sunflower and wheat fields? The Westar Energy Green Team is hosting its annual youth dove hunt the second weekend of September to kick off dove season, and ar ... Read More


ELECTRONIC DAILY HUNT PERMITS REQUIRED AT SOME WILDLIFE AREAS

August 21, 2014Free hunt permits help managers optimize opportunitiesPRATT – Beginning Sept. 1, 2014, hunters using select Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism-managed wildlife areas will be able to get their free daily hunt permits electronically. Kansas hunters are accustomed to obtaining free daily hunting permits at some public ... Read More


2014 DOVE HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES

August 21, 2014Kansas hunting license and HIP permit required to hunt dovesPRATT ­– Dove season is almost here and with more than 45 locations across the state with public dove hunting sites available, there’s no shortage of opportunities for hunters. From Sept. 1 - Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-9, hunters can hunt mourning, white-winged, Eurasian-collare ... Read More


WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM COMMISSION TO SET WATERFOWL SEASONS

August 14, 20142014 duck and goose seasons will be discussed and approved at meetingGREAT BEND – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, August 21 at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K156 Hwy, Great Bend to approve the 2014 duck and goose season dates. The meeting is open to the p ... Read More


CHRISTMAS-THEMED CONTEST AT LOVEWELL STATE PARK

August 14, 2014Weather forecasts show no “winter” in sight, but the holiday spirit is nearPRATT – The holidays are a few months away, but that’s no reason to miss out on Christmas fun, August 16, at Lovewell State Park’s 12th Annual Campground Christmas. During this event, campers across the park will compete in a decorating contest, transformi ... Read More


KANSAS DUCKS UNLIMITED TO HOST GREENWING GOOSE BANDING EVENT

August 14, 2014The event will be held August 30 at the Jamestown Wildlife AreaPRATT ­– Have you ever wondered how geese are banded? Well now is your opportunity to not only learn about the process, but also be a part of it. On August 30, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism staff, in conjunction with Kansas Ducks Unlimited, will be ... Read More


NORTHWEST KANSAS OUTDOOR SKILLS DAY AUGUST 23

August 14, 2014Lunch and supplies will be provided at no cost during this eventCOLBY ­– Where can you learn about shotguns, muzzleloaders, archery and furharvesting all in one place? It’s all there at the 14th Annual Northwest Kansas Youth Outdoor Skills Day. Open to youth age 17 and under, the annual event provides youth with a variety of outd ... Read More


SIGN-UP OPEN FOR GLEN ELDER YOUTH DOVE HUNT

August 14, 2014Spots are limited, so hunters are encouraged to register earlyPRATT – The Osborne County Pheasants Forever Chapter and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) invite hunters age 10-16 to participate in an opening-day dove hunt, September 1. The hunt is open to youth with limited dove hunting experience, and a ... Read More


THREE-DAY OUTDOORS-WOMAN WORKSHOP ACCEPTING PARTICIPANTS

August 7, 2014Registration closes Sept. 5PRATT – Hunting seasons will be here before you know it, and what better time than now for women interested in the outdoors to learn the “ins and outs?” The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), in conjunction with the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program, will host a three-day women’s ... Read More