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.
The Lake Shawnee Yacht Club will begin hosting free beginner’s sailing lessons starting this week.
Various reports are starting to trickle in of people finding morel mushrooms in parts of southeastern Kansas.
The Justin Corbet Foundation Youth in the Outdoors Day is set to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at Ravenwood Lodge, 10147 S.W. 61st Street in Topeka.
The Council Grove Marina, located at 1025 Lake Road in the Neosho Park Recreation Area at Council Grove Lake, has an array of entertaining events on tap this season for those interested in attending, ranging from a sell-your-own-boat show to a mushroom-hunting event to live music and more.
A youth turkey hunt is coming up April 6 in Council Grove for novice hunters ages 11 to 16.
Ravenwood Lodge, located at 10147 S.W. 61st Street in Topeka, will host a Sporting Clays for a Cause event from 9 a.m. to noon April 6 to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Kansas.
Westar Energy will host youth spring turkey hunts from April 1-16 at Jeffrey Energy Center, located 7 miles north of St. Marys.
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.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.