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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Press Releases

131 Press Releases
  • Published on November 21, 2021 - 07:45 GMT

    Governor Laura Kelly Announces Study Showing Kansas Parks Good for Economy

    TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced a new study by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR) at Wichita State University showing Kansas parks have a positive economic …

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  • Published on November 18, 2021 - 02:19 GMT

    Application Period Open for Coveted KDWP Commission Big Game Permits

    For Immediate Release: November 17, 2021 Contact: Nadia Reimer, Chief of Public Affairs (785) 338-3036 nadia.reimer@ks.gov Application Period Open for Coveted KDWP Commission Big Game Permits PRATT – Local chapters of nonprofit organizations based or …

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  • Published on November 18, 2021 - 02:05 GMT

    Application Period Open for Coveted KDWP Commission Big Game Permits

    For Immediate Release: November 17, 2021 Contact: Nadia Reimer, Chief of Public Affairs (785) 338-3036 nadia.reimer@ks.gov Application Period Open for Coveted KDWP Commission Big Game Permits PRATT – Local chapters of nonprofit organizations based or …

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  • Published on November 8, 2021 - 16:52 GMT

    KDWP Commission to Host Last Public Meeting of 2021

    For Immediate Release: Nov. 5, 2021 Contact: Nadia Reimer, Chief of Public Affairs (785) 338-3036 nadia.reimer@ks.gov KDWP Commission to Host Last Public Meeting of 2021 PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will hold its last public meeting of …

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  • Published on November 5, 2021 - 18:39 GMT

    KDWP Commission to Host Last Public Meeting of 2021

    For Immediate Release: Nov. 5, 2021 Contact: Nadia Reimer, Chief of Public Affairs (785) 338-3036 nadia.reimer@ks.gov KDWP Commission to Host Last Public Meeting of 2021 PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will hold its last public meeting of …

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  • Published on November 1, 2021 - 16:19 GMT

    Trout Season Opens November 1

    For Immediate Release: October 29, 2021 Contact: Nadia Reimer, Chief of Public Affairs (785) 338-3036 nadia.reimer@ks.gov Trout Season Opens November 1 PRATT – The wait is almost over for Kansas anglers eagerly waiting for the Nov. 1 opening day of trout …

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  • Published on October 29, 2021 - 22:50 GMT

    Trout Season Opens November 1

    For Immediate Release: October 29, 2021 Contact: Nadia Reimer, Chief of Public Affairs (785) 338-3036 nadia.reimer@ks.gov Trout Season Opens November 1 PRATT – The wait is almost over for Kansas anglers eagerly waiting for the Nov. 1 opening day of trout …

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  • Published on October 25, 2021 - 19:38 GMT

    KDWP Introduces Fully-online Option for Hunter Education Certification

    PRATT – For the first time ever, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is offering a fully-online Hunter Education course for prospective hunters aged 16 and older. Upon successful completion of the self-paced course, students will be issued a …

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  • Published on October 25, 2021 - 19:38 GMT

    KDWP Public Lands, Law Enforcement Staff Partner to Improve Experience for Waterfowl Hunters

    PRATT – To ensure Kansas’ natural resources, especially our public lands, are accessible and enjoyable to all, KDWP Commissioners recently approved staff recommendations for new regulations (Commission Approves Waterfowl Regulations on Select Public Lands …

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  • Published on October 25, 2021 - 19:38 GMT

    First-ever Alligator Gar Caught in Kansas

    PRATT – When a lure drops below the water’s surface, it’s not always known what might rise to meet it. On a warm night late last month, one angler fishing the Neosho River east of Parsons caught something he probably never expected to see – a four and a …

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  • Published on October 25, 2021 - 19:38 GMT

    Forecast Looks Promising for Kansas’ 2021 Upland Bird Seasons

    PRATT – November 13 marks the opening day for Kansas’ regular quail and pheasant seasons, and September 15 marked the opening day of Kansas’ regular greater prairie chicken season – the trifecta that is upland hunting in the Sunflower State. Wingshooters …

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  • Published on October 25, 2021 - 19:38 GMT

    State Experts Offer Tips for Preventing Deer-vehicle Collisions

    For Immediate Release October 21, 2021 Contact: KHP – Lieutenant Candice Breshears, candice.breshears@ks.gov KDOT – Kim Stich, kim.stich@ks.gov KDWP – Nadia Reimer, nadia.reimer@ks.gov AAA – Shawn Steward, ssteward@aaa-alliedgroup.com State Experts Offer …

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  • Published on October 22, 2021 - 00:17 GMT

    State Experts Offer Tips for Preventing Deer-vehicle Collisions

    For Immediate Release October 21, 2021 Contact: KHP – Lieutenant Candice Breshears, candice.breshears@ks.gov KDOT – Kim Stich, kim.stich@ks.gov KDWP – Nadia Reimer, nadia.reimer@ks.gov AAA – Shawn Steward, ssteward@aaa-alliedgroup.com State Experts Offer …

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  • Published on October 15, 2021 - 21:53 GMT

    Forecast Looks Promising for Kansas’ 2021 Upland Bird Seasons

    PRATT – November 13 marks the opening day for Kansas’ regular quail and pheasant seasons, and September 15 marked the opening day of Kansas’ regular greater prairie chicken season – the trifecta that is upland hunting in the Sunflower State. Wingshooters …

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  • Published on October 12, 2021 - 21:02 GMT

    First-ever Alligator Gar Caught in Kansas

    PRATT – When a lure drops below the water’s surface, it’s not always known what might rise to meet it. On a warm night late last month, one angler fishing the Neosho River east of Parsons caught something he probably never expected to see – a four and a …

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  • Published on October 8, 2021 - 23:27 GMT

    KDWP Public Lands, Law Enforcement Staff Partner to Improve Experience for Waterfowl Hunters

    PRATT – To ensure Kansas’ natural resources, especially our public lands, are accessible and enjoyable to all, KDWP Commissioners recently approved staff recommendations for new regulations (Commission Approves Waterfowl Regulations on Select Public Lands …

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  • Published on October 7, 2021 - 20:21 GMT

    KDWP Introduces Fully-online Option for Hunter Education Certification

    PRATT – For the first time ever, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is offering a fully-online Hunter Education course for prospective hunters aged 16 and older. Upon successful completion of the self-paced course, students will be issued a …

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  • Published on October 1, 2021 - 02:20 GMT

    Public Comment Encouraged on Proposed Agreements to Protect 14 Aquatic Species in Kansas

    PRATT - The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) seek public comments on a proposed programmatic Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) and programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement (SHA) …

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  • Published on September 16, 2021 - 22:58 GMT

    KDWP Commission to Host Virtual Meeting September 23

    PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on September 23, 2021. The public is invited to attend the afternoon and evening sessions virtually via Zoom, during which time participants may ask questions and address …

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  • Published on September 16, 2021 - 22:58 GMT

    KDWP Law Enforcement Division Awarded Anti-Poaching Grant

    PRATT ­– Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) announced today that its Law Enforcement Division has been awarded a $10,000 grant from International Wildlife Crimestoppers (IWC) toward the purchase and outfitting of an educational anti-poaching …

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