Bill that would authorize increases in hunting, fishing permit fees won’t be heard by Senate committee
The chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee says he doesn’t plan to hold hearings on a bill that would allow the state to raise prices for hunting, fishing and furharvesting licenses and permits.
Newly appointed Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Secretary Brad Loveless was introduced to the KWPT Commission on Friday night at the panel’s monthly meeting in Lawrence.
Nebraska considers hearing on proposed river diversion that Kansas says could imperil state’s waterways
The Nebraska District of Natural Resources is currently mulling its options on a project that would divert water from the Platte River into the Republican River.
Nineteen of the 26 Kansas state parks will participate in First Day Hike events on New Year’s Day.
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.
Ticks are always a concern when going into the woods or duck marshes for hunting, but a species of tick not natively found in the continental United States has shown up in nine different states, causing alarm from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will again participate this year in #OptOutside, a program that takes place Nov. 23 during Black Friday to get people into the outdoors instead of in crowded stores or on their couches.
The Kaw Valley chapter of Quail Forever is doing a fun activity with the Silver Lake Elementary fifth grade class that’s worth mention.
The Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge in Hartford will host a youth waterfowl hunt Saturday, Nov. 3.
Hardcore waterfowl enthusiasts wanting to get an early jump on ducks are likely heading to central and western Kansas this weekend, but widespread flooding may hinder their efforts.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.