The North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC), a nonprofit organization that provides competitive distance trail rides for riders of all equine breeds and disciplines, will be holding its second an
You’ve got your turkey permit purchased, your slate call packed, and you’ve brought your tom and hen decoys out of hibernation – all you need is the perfect place to hunt.
Youth age 11-16 who have an interest in learning how to hunt turkeys are eligible to apply for one of the coveted spots in the 15th Annual Council Grove Youth Turkey Hunt.
Continued habitat loss and declines in bobwhite quail populations in Jackson and Jefferson counties motivated a local group to form the K-16 Chapter of Quail Forever.
The $1,000 scholarship is available to any graduating high school senior in the state of Kansas planning to attend a Kansas college or university.
The 2014 trapping season is coming to a close, and just as one season closes, another season will open.
For some waterfowl hunters, seasons seem to come and go all too fast.
If you’re looking to make some memories this spring turkey season but are unsure where to go for a quality hunt, explore the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s Special Hunts Program.
Tuttle Creek State Park staff invite you to join them February 21 for an afternoon class on basic trapping and predator calling.
Previously a youth-only contest, the annual Wild About Kansas photo contest, hosted by Kansas Wildlife & Parks magazine, now offers an adult category, opening the contest to photographers of 19 & up.
The second annual Kansas Birding Big Year came to an end on December 31, 2014.
Out of more than 600 pre-proposals and 200 full proposals submitted, two Kansas initiatives have been awarded state-level grant funding as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism commissioners recently met in Bonner Springs on Jan. 8 for the first commission meeting of 2015
A recent cold-spell had many Kansas lakes covered in thick ice, creating ideal conditions for ice fishing, but even with very cold temperatures, ice anglers must be vigilant.
If you can find a way to positively identify each species you spot this year, you just might win the 2015 Kansas Birding “Big Year” competition running Jan.1-Dec. 31.
Hunters have through Feb. 13 to apply online for Unit 4 Spring Turkey Permits.
The Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt, based in El Dorado, draws hunters from across the U.S. each spring to experience the great turkey hunting found in Kansas.
Other late-season hunting opportunities include crow, exotic dove, furbearers, rabbit, and squirrel…
Throughout the months of December and January, the nation’s symbol, the bald eagle, can be viewed in Kansas, and with the right know-how, you might spot more than one.
The New Year may be ringing in, but there’s still time for hunters to use any unfilled permits from the 2014 deer season.
The KDWPT wants to remind hunters that Kansas law requires all hunters to have landowner permission before hunting on private land whether the land is posted with “No Hunting” signs or not.
The KDWPT reminds hunters that from Dec. 3-14, hunters may pursue deer with any legal equipment, including any centerfire rifle and handgun.
The 16th Annual State Finals ECO-Meet competition, which was held at the Rock Springs 4H Center on November 6th.
One hundred and fifty banded pheasants will be released in Ford, Finney, and Hodgeman counties as part of an inaugural pheasant hunting contest hosted by Dodge City, Garden City, and Jetmore City.
The regular prairie chicken season opens in Kansas on the third Saturday in November, which is Nov. 15, 2014.
Boating can be a fun and safe activity just about year-round, especially when the proper procedures are in place, but high winds, icy waters, and freezing temperatures can pose serious risks.
If you want to learn more about hunting but don’t know where to start, the 17th Annual Youth & Women’s Pheasant Hunt At Waconda Lake might be for you.
November is a busy month for hunters in Kansas, and it starts on Nov. 1 and 2 with the youth pheasant and quail seasons.
The Westar Energy Green Team will host rifle deer hunts for area youth who have little or no deer hunting experience.
Four adult whooping cranes were spotted on Oct. 28 at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area in Barton County but were gone by the next day.
Applications for Commission Big Game Permits are being accepted now by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT).
The Tuttle Creek Wildlife Area has grown by almost 500 acres as the result of a collaborative effort between the KDWPT and conservation organizations.
Staff at Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s state parks and wildlife areas extend an open invitation to all hunters looking for a fun, affordable base camp this season.
Mike Rader, Wildlife Education Coordinator for KDWPT, was named Avian Conservationist of the Year by the Kansas Ornithological Society (KOS).
Sportsmen and women, and anyone who visits the Neosho Wildlife Area, are invited to attend a public information meeting Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Landowners and anyone interested in improving quail habitat on their property are invited to attend a quail habitat tour and free dinner Tuesday, October 21 at Melvern Wildlife Area, Reading.