3/01/07

NEW RULES MARK PADDLEFISH SEASON

Permit required of everyone, six-fish season limitPRATT — The Kansas paddlefish season begins March 15 and runs through May 15, and paddlefish snaggers should be aware of some new rules for 2007. The first new rule is that anyone snagging must have a paddlefish permit -- good for six paddlefish. Only one permit is allowed per angler for the se ... Read More


KDWP FISH ATLAS NOW AVAILABLE

Atlas includes county-by-county maps of all public-access fishing areasPRATT -- Anglers looking forward to warmer weather will find welcome news in the 2008 Kansas Fishing Atlas, available for viewing and download from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us. Printed copies are also available from most ... Read More


QU OFFERS SEED TO LANDOWNERS

Seed available for the amount of acres to be planted;
mixtures vary according to area's annual rainfallAMERICUS -- Adequate nesting and brood rearing cover are critical needs throughout much of the bobwhite range, according to Quail Unlimited (QU) National Habitat Director Roger Wells, Americus. “Wildlife biologists have identified the need fo ... Read More


NATURE CONSERVANCY TO OUTLINE CONSERVATION PRIORITIES

Kansas conservation plans will presented at Chisholm Trail QU meetingABILENE -- Rob Manes, director of Conservation Programs with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), will present an overview of TNC's conservation programs to the Chisholm Trail Quail Unlimited chapter on Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m. at the La Fiesta restaurant in Abilene. The program ... Read More


BLUEPRINT FOR FARM BILL CONSERVATION

Leading hunting, fishing, and conservation groups push
fish and wildlife funding in 2007 Farm Bill WASHINGTON, DC -- Amid concerns that the 2007 federal Farm Bill may contain provisions detrimental to the Conservation Reserve Program and other conservation programs, the Agriculture and Wildlife Working Group (AWWG) of the Theodore Roosevel ... Read More