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.
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 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.
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.
Lifetime Kansas hunting/fishing license, guided crappie trip among prizes for Kansas Kids 2019 Youth Outdoor Experience Contest
I had a few days off this past week, and boy did I have some big plans for how to spend them.
Mushroom hunting, fishing, enjoying a little peace and quiet in the good ol’ outdoors — man, Mother Nature must hate me.
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.
Morels, turkeys, snow geese, bank fishing among hot draws after mid-April cooldown in northeast Kansas
Well, we at least got a few summer-like days before winter came careening back into the picture.
Various reports are starting to trickle in of people finding morel mushrooms in parts of southeastern Kansas.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.