2/22/07

SURVEY FINDS NO EVIDENCE OF BIRD FLU

Tests conducted nationwide, in Kansas, reveal no current threatWASHINGTON, DC -- In 2006, tests on nearly 75,000 wild ducks, gulls, and other birds revealed no sign of dangerous H5N1 avian influenza -- commonly known as "bird flu" -- in the United States, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Although the tests revealed sev ... Read More


BASS PRO SHOPS AIDS KANSAS WILDSCAPE

Business honored for supporting O.K. Kids Days, wetland development, park cabins OLATHE -- On Feb. 18, the Kansas Wildscape Foundation recognized Bass Pro Shops commitment to the Outdoor Kansas for Kids (O.K. Kids) program, as well as their role in helping Kansas Wildscape being named the 2006 National Foundation of the Year by the National ... Read More


KACEE ANNOUNCES ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AWARDS

Awards highlight environmental education excellenceTOPEKA -- The Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) has announced recipients of their 2006-2007 Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education awards. Nominated by peers for outstanding leadership and achievement, award recipients work individually and ... Read More


QU RENEWS ADOPT-A-COVEY PROGRAM

Quality emphasized over quantity in habitat management bidsEDGEFIELD, SC-- Quail Unlimited (QU) and Budweiser recently announced that they will continue to sponsor the Adopt-A-Covey Program introduced last year. In its inaugural year, almost 300 landowners participated, enrolling more than 100,000 acres in projects to enhance habitat for quail ... Read More