The Topeka chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its 52nd annual banquet and live auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center in downtown Topeka.
The Bluestem chapter of Ducks Unlimited is hosting its second annual Bar Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Willies Sports Bar & Grill, 151 N. Main in El Dorado.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved the statewide antelope season, as well as deer seasons for select military installations, during its June 13 meeting at Salina’s Rolling Hills Zoo.
Between heavy rains putting a damper on fishing and camping in much of Kansas and the turkey season ending on Friday, outdoors enthusiasts may be at a loss for what to do with their time heading into June.
A hunting-themed event for youths ages 11 to 18 is set to take place next weekend in Linwood.
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.
The 2019 Kansas squirrel hunting season kicks off June 1, and to mark the occasion, an assisted squirrel hunting event is slated in Manhattan.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved the state’s 2019-20 waterfowl seasons during its April 25 meeting in Colby.
When Stacy Hoeme first noticed the two different sizes of prairie chickens on his Scott City property in 1998, he asked a wildlife biologist with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism whether the smaller of the two birds were lesser prairie chickens.
Lesser prairie chicken conservation in western Kansas being boosted by ecotourism efforts of state, ranchers
A handful of ranches in northwest Kansas have become a haven for lesser prairie chickens and the bird watchers who travel entire continents to view their spring mating dance.
Now, the ranchers who once saw the vulnerable species of grouse as a nuisance see a potential economic opportunity, thanks to an ecotourism initiative by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.