KDWPT: Many Kansas hunting, fishing licenses to become valid for 365 days after purchase; auto-enroll feature added
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Wednesday announced a new auto-renew feature for the purchase of hunting and fishing licenses that will be available for 2018, as well as a change in how long certain licenses will remain valid.
Game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will work with Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and county sheriff’s office deputies next weekend to conduct several highway checkpoints at various locations in central, southeast and western Kansas.
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies this week finalized permanent conservation agreements with three private landowners in a bid to protect the habitat of lesser prairie chickens in northwest Kansas.
A group of volunteers from the Westar Energy Green Team volunteered their time Friday morning to help maintain the Flint Hills Nature Trail in Osage City.
The founder of one of the largest sporting goods companies in the world is set to open up the “Disney World of the Outdoors” just 3 1/2 hours away from Topeka.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism released the 2017 Upland Bird Hunting Forecast this week.
MANHATTAN – Every so often, the hushed sound of scurrying birds is punctuated by a piercing call: the short, two-note sound a pheasant rooster makes when it’s flushed from the ground. This is where Kansas State University animal science researchers and students are looking for the best ways to raise poultry efficiently, humanely and profitably.
And now that poultry farm is also home to a new research facility focused on game birds such as the ring-necked pheasant, thanks to Scott Beyer, K-State associate professor, and C.J. Delfelder, a graduate student from Meriden. Delfelder is working on a master’s degree in avian nutrition management with a focus on game birds.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission on March 23 will hear proposals for and vote on the fall hunting seasons during its meeting in the Capitol Plaza Hotel’s Emerald Rooms I and II, 1717 S.W. Topeka Blvd.
The afternoon session will begin at 1 p.m. with a recess at 5 p.m. The evening session will convene at 6:30 p.m.
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies will begin taking aerial surveys on March 16 to count lesser prairie chicken numbers in five states, including Kansas.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.