A right of passage, an initiation, a crash-course, call it what you will, but for those who have taken a Kansas Hunter Ed course, they know it’s worth it.
It might be too hot for golf, and it could be too hot to fish, but it’s never too hot for froggin’. The Kansas bullfrog season opened July 1 and runs through Oct. 31.
The Nature Conservancy of Kansas (TNC) has protected 3,285 acres of Flint Hills tallgrass native prairie with a conservation easement in Chase and Lyon counties.
Youth and disabled hunters have until July 21 to apply for an assisted deer hunt at Tuttle Creek Lake. This event is limited to 25 hunters.
The Kansas Bowhunters Association (KBA) will hold a carp bowfishing contest at Glen Elder Lake on July 9-10.The group will headquarter at the Boller Point Campground.
The application period for two of Kansas’ most coveted big game permits is open and will close at midnight on July 8, 2016.
Long gone are the days where you simply “like” other women’s Facebook posts of their latest catches, never posting your own.
WAFWA has finalized the purchase of approximately 30,000 acres of high-quality lesser prairie chicken habitat in southwest Kansas.
Kansans are encouraged to nominate a farmer, rancher or private landowner who they believe demonstrates outstanding stewardship and management of natural resources for the 2016 Kansas…..
Among Kansas’ big game species, antelope, also commonly referred to as pronghorn because of their hook-shaped horns, are some of the most elusive mammals to hunt in the state.
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to tick prevention – the only guarantee is that ticks will be around – but a proactive approach can minimize the potential for lifelong health…..
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved season dates and regulations for the 2017 dove and waterfowl hunting seasons at a public hearing in Wichita on April 21.
Kansas Archery in the Schools hosted its 7th Annual State Archery Tournament, Saturday, April 9, at Clearwater High School.
The Friends of Fancy Creek Range are hosting a Women On Target event on Saturday, May 14.
The Kansas Spring Turkey Season opened April 12 and is in full swing through May 31. Reports from the field indicate that birds are plentiful and responding to hunters’ calls.
Soak up the sun, hike a trail, build a craft, enter a 5K, shoot some archery – whatever floats your boat, chances are you’ll be able to enjoy it at a Kansas state park on April 23 during the…..
Members of the Kansas Herpetological Society (KHS) will be spending a weekend at Clark State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area, 8 miles south of Kingsdown, to conduct a hands-on survey…..
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will conduct a public meeting in Wichita at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th St. N, on April 21, 2016.
Hunters understand the vital role quality habitat plays in the conservation of Kansas’ wildlife, and while Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism staff work diligently to provide…..
Fly over to the Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s (KWEC) Great Migration Rally from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 30 to learn about migratory birds.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism today announced a partnership with Powderhook to provide a hyper-local app dedicated to the outdoorsmen and women of Kansas, free of charge.
The 2016 Youth/Disabled spring turkey season is April 1-12, followed by the Archery season April 4-12, and the Regular season April 13-May 31.
Come out for a free barbeque sponsored by FOCB from 5-6 p.m. and stay for the annual meeting and hummingbird presentation.
Join in on the fun of The Little Apple Paddle on Saturday, April 16, when water-lovers of all kinds will quench their thirst for adventure paddling on the Kansas River!
Kansas bird enthusiasts, get your pens and keyboards ready because two exciting events in April and May should be on your calendars.
On March 31, 2016, the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) its second annual report, detailing achievements of…..
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will reopen Unit No. 11 of the Mined Land Wildlife Area to fishing on Saturday, April 9 at 6 a.m.
The Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) is a part of the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is administered in Kansas by the Kansas Department of…..
Now through the end of March, spring turkey hunters can save by buying their combination turkey permit/game tags before the start of the season.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will conduct a public meeting in Topeka at the Kansas Historical Society History Center, 6425 SW 6th Ave. on March 24, 2016.
The Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV), a partner of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and an organization aimed at conserving the playas, prairies and landscapes of the…..
Kirk Thompson, Public Lands manager at Benedictine Bottoms Wildlife Area, was recently named Kansas Ducks Unlimited’s Wetland Manager of the Year, and for those who know Thompson, it comes as…..
Our disabled veterans made enormous sacrifices ensuring our freedom and way of life and as a small token of our appreciation, the Kansas Legislature annually appropriates funding to provide…..
Turkeys know it and turkey hunters feel it: spring is on the way. That means the Kansas spring turkey season opens soon and it’s time for the 16th Annual Council Grove Youth Turkey Hunt.
Westar Energy invites any eligible youth to hunt turkeys this spring, April 1-12, at Jeffrey Energy Center, 7 miles north of St. Marys.
According to the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAWFA), aerial surveys for lesser prairie chickens will begin March 17.
You don’t have to be a student to enjoy spring break at the Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC). From March 14-18, staff at the GPNC will celebrate the wildlife food chain, dedicating each…..
Come “taste” the outdoors with outdoors writer/photographer Michael Pearce at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center (KWEC), 592 NE K-156 Hwy, Great Bend.
Staff at the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will be participating in a two-day training workshop March 10-11 in Manhattan and during this time, all department…..
Everyone has heard of, and probably participated in, a spelling bee. But did you know there is such a thing as a wing bee?