9/1/11

FAILED CORN CROP MANIPULATION MAY MAKE FIELDS OFF-LIMITS TO WATERFOWL HUNTING

Sept. 1, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issues guidelines, warningTOPEKA — With the recent failed corn crops in Kansas due to this year’s drought, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) reminds all hunters and landowners of federal waterfowl hunting regulations concerning crop manipulation (baiting). Farm producers who use their land ... Read More


SICK AND DEAD DEER REPORTED FROM EASTERN KANSAS

Sept. 1, 2011
Landowners, hunters urged to avoid attracting deer to feeders; concentrating deer spreads hemorrhagic diseaseEMPORIA — Late August through early October is a time when people occasionally see sick and dead deer and wonder what is happening. The disease most often associated with these losses is a virus called hemorrhagic disease ... Read More


THE NATURE CONSERVANCY KANSAS CHAPTER NAMES NEW STATE DIRECTOR

Sept. 1, 2011
Rob Manes spent nearly 20 years with Kansas Department of Wildlife and ParksTOPEKA — The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has named Rob Manes the new Kansas state director of the conservation organization. Before attaining this position, Manes spent six years as TNC’s director of conservation for Kansas, where he was responsible for esta ... Read More


19th ANNUAL KINSLEY GUN CLUB KIDS KLASSIC SEPT. 17

Sept. 1, 2011
$100 bonds, shotguns, other awards await young shooters; registration deadline Sept. 12KINSLEY — On Saturday, Sept. 17, the Kinsley Gun Club will host its 19th Annual Kids Klassic trap shooting tournament for young shooters. Each youngster will fire at 100 targets. A $25 entry fee will include a custom T-shirt, lunch, and a chanc ... Read More


TEAL SEASON BEGINS SEPT. 10

Sept. 1, 2011
Blue-winged teal migrating in record numbersPRATT — The first waterfowl that hunters may pursue each year are teal, and their numbers are generally high. But this year is better than ever. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that blue-winged teal numbers are 91 percent above their long-term average (a record), and green-wi ... Read More