Nearly 99 percent of Kansas’ wildlife are designated as nongame species, or species that are not trapped, fished or hunted.
At the Jan. 11 Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission meeting in Milford, seven lucky conservation organizations drew Commissioner Big Game Permits.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s Marc Murrell has been appointed to director of the Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita.
The 2018 Kansas Birding Big Year, hosted by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, is underway and you’re invited to participate in the fun.
Five-hundred Unit 4 spring turkey permits will be available to Kansas residents for the 2018 season and the deadline to apply is Feb. 9, 2018.
In an effort to better serve license buyers, KDWPT has upgraded more than 30 types of annual licenses beginning in 2018, making them valid for 365 days.
“Exercise more” is a common New Year’s resolution, and you can live up to that pledge in an outdoor setting with a First Day Hike at a Kansas state park.
As Kansas endure a dry winter, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) cautions anyone spending time outdoors to be aware of fire danger.
Starting January 1, all unfilled 2017 deer permits convert to firearm whitetail antlerless-only permits, providing deer hunters one last opportunity.
Staff at KDWPT are doing their best to ensure hunters, anglers, and other license buyers are taken care of in a big way in 2018 and for many years to come.
Kansas Wildlife And Parks Magazine will soon adorn its pages with winning entries from the 2017 Wild About Kansas Photo Contest.
While all state parks and wildlife areas throughout Kansas are open for camping and other outdoor recreation throughout December.
Deer hunters have been anxiously awaiting the Kansas firearm deer season, Nov. 29-Dec. 10, 2017, making travel plans, organizing gear and scouting areas.
If you’re a deer hunter, it’s time to round up your blaze orange hat and vest, sight in your rifle, and make plans to hunt the firearm deer season.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has a Black Friday deal that will give your wallet and your mind a rest. How does free sound?
The KDWPT and sponsoring partners will conduct the 2017 Youth and Women’s Celebrity Pheasant Hunt at Waconda Lake on Saturday, Dec. 9.
The 19th Annual Kansas ECO-Meet State Finals competition was held at the Webster Conference Center, near Salina, on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017.
KDWPT game wardens, KHP troopers and county sheriff’s office deputies will conduct joint highway checkpoints at various locations on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.
By the time goose season comes around, most bird hunters have warmed up their dogs on a dove or teal hunt, put a few rounds through their shotgun.
Wading through mucky water is part of the experience, but one type of “muck” can be especially dangerous for four-legged hunting partners.
If you’ve dreamt of working as a game warden for KDWPT, the first step is completing testing and assessment, which will occur on Saturday, November 18.
If you like a good challenge, want to test your hunting prowess, or just want to shake up your fall hunting plans, consider hunting turkey this fall.
On Oct. 6, adventure-seeking hikers will embark on an hour-long hike through Tuttle Creek State Park from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies has finalized permanent conservation agreements with three private landowners to conserve 3,682 acres.
Linda Lanterman was elected president of the National Association of State Park Directors at their annual meeting held September 5-8 in Missoula, Montana.