10/25/07

In this package:

LAW AFFECTS LICENSE, PERMIT PRIVILEGES OF CHILD SUPPORT DEBTORS
KANSAS HUNTING SEASONS IN FULL SWING
COMMISSION SLASHES COST OF YOUTH BIG GAME, TURKEY PERMITS
NOVEMBER MARKS THE PEAK OF DEER-VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION SETS 2008 SPRING TURKEY SEASON
STATE PARK CABIN FEES MODIFIED AT PUBLIC HEARING IN COLBY
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LAW AFFECTS LICENSE, PERMIT PRIVILEGES OF CHILD SUPPORT DEBTORS

Child-support debtors may not purchase KDWP licenses, permits PRATT -- Parents who are delinquent on court-ordered child support payments are not eligible to purchase licenses or permits issued by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. A law approved by the 2007 Kansas Legislature and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (House Bill 2393) requires t ... Read More


KANSAS HUNTING SEASONS IN FULL SWING

November ushers in the majority of Kansas hunting seasons PRATT -- Autumn has arrived in the Sunflower State, ushering in Kansas hunting seasons, which will be in full swing by early November. Pheasant season -- perhaps Kansas’ most popular hunt -- opens Nov. 3 and continues through Jan. 31, 2008. Kansas ranks high among states for pheasant ... Read More


COMMISSION SLASHES COST OF YOUTH BIG GAME, TURKEY PERMITS

Changes effective Jan. 1, 2008, also include deer permit changes COLBY -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission has approved a reduction in fees for youth big game, turkey, and paddlefish permits. The commission took the action at a public hearing in Colby Oct. 18. Effective Jan. 1, 2008, permit fees for youth 15 and younger will be reduc ... Read More


NOVEMBER MARKS THE PEAK OF DEER-VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

Peak period of mating activity, other factors, puts deer on the move PRATT -- Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) statistics show that November is the month when the highest number of deer-vehicle collisions occur. Motorists are encouraged to be on particularly high alert about mid-month -- historically when deer-vehicle collisions ar ... Read More


WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION SETS 2008 SPRING TURKEY SEASON

Approved regulation features expanded season for young, disabled hunters COLBY -- Turkey hunters can start making plans for the 2008 spring season. At a public hearing in Colby Oct. 18, the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission approved a regular season that runs April 9 through May 31, 2008. Commissioners also approved a recommendation from ... Read More


STATE PARK CABIN FEES MODIFIED AT PUBLIC HEARING IN COLBY

Wildlife and Parks Commission sets fees for 2008
COLBY -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission approved changes in fees for rental of some state park cabins, effective Jan. 1, 2008. The changes include several new cabins that will become available in 2008. Cheney and Kanopolis State parks cabin rental fees were increased by $10 per nigh ... Read More


COMMISSION APPROVES FISHING REGULATION CHANGES FOR 2008

Removal of trout permit requirement for youth among changes COLBY -- The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission has approved a variety of changes in fishing regulations, effective Jan. 1, 2008. At a public hearing in Colby Oct. 18, commissioners took the following actions:

removed the requirement for youth 15 and younger to possess a trou ... Read More


JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER OFFERS YOUTH DEER HUNTING

Area open to youth only; registration deadline Nov. 2 ST. MARYS -- For the regular and January deer rifle seasons, the Westar Energy Green Team and Jeffrey Energy Center in St. Marys offers youth a special opportunity to hunt deer. The area is not open to all hunters, but youth 16 and younger with little or no deer hunting experience may hun ... Read More