A potential cougar spotting, a fledging bald eagle and a street-wise turkey are just a few of the unusual and interesting items worth discussing this week in the great outdoors.
Bird dog enthusiasts have an opportunity to show off their pups’ skills and help a good cause at the same time this fall during the Mission 22 Fun Bird Dog Tournament.
Nineteen of the 26 Kansas state parks will participate in First Day Hike events on New Year’s Day.
Kansas turkey seasons set for fall 2018, spring 2019; paddlefish egg regulations passed by commission
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission has approved dates for the 2019-20 turkey seasons, among other items, during its monthly meeting earlier this month in Wichita.
Prairie Spirit Trail, Flint Hills State Parks dropping requirement of trail permit for usage in 2019
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission voted last month to repeal the regulation requiring trail access permits at Prairie Spirit Trail State Park and Flint Hills State Park, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
There’s something in the air in northeast Kansas — and it isn’t the flu.
The Kansas Wetlands Education Center near Great Bend will host a Great Migration Rally from 2 to 7 p.m. April 29 to teach about the life of migratory birds.
The 2018 Kansas Birding Festival will take place April 27-28 at Acorns Resort on Milford Lake.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has allocated $19,627,984 in funding to Kansas in support of critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
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Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.