The City of Topeka Utilities Department issued a news release Thursday night warning Topeka residents to avoid contact with the Shunganunga Creek because of recent samples showing elevated bacteria levels in the waters.
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.
It’s almost time for Mushroom Madness to hit in northeast Kansas.
Prevalence of chronic wasting disease — a cousin to mad cow disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids — is on the rise in western Kansas, according to a biologist with the state’s top wildlife agency.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.