The Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 N.E. K-156 highway in Great Bend, will host its Butterfly Festival from 9 a.m. to noon next Saturday, Sept. 15.
There’s something in the air in northeast Kansas — and it isn’t the flu.
There was quite a stir this week among birdwatchers after the sighting of a swallow-tailed kite, a migratory bird of prey that hasn’t been seen in Shawnee County since the 1970s.
The 2018 Waterfowl Population Survey was released Monday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and though the numbers were down from last year, they were still well above the long-term average.
Kansan fights for life as riptide takes him, waves capsize kayak at Gulf of Mexico fishing tournament
Two northeast Kansas anglers gained a newfound respect for the power of nature this fall during a pair of saltwater kayak fishing tournaments in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ozawkie resident’s ‘$4,000 fish’ wins wild kayak fishing tournament at Gulf of Mexico following hurricane
Ozawkie residents Isaac Jaap, 35, and Cody Simecka, 36, took off on the journey of a lifetime earlier this fall, a 12-day fishing trip spanning more than 3,000 miles that included a pair of saltwater kayak fishing tournaments.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.