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Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism

Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) is a state cabinet-level agency led by a Secretary of Wildlife and Parks appointed by the Governor of Kansas. The Office of the Secretary is located in Topeka, the state capital of Kansas. A seven-member, bipartisan commission, also appointed by the Governor, advises the Secretary and approves regulations governing outdoor recreation and fish and wildlife resources in Kansas. KDWP employs approximately 420 full-time employees in five divisions: Executive Services, Administrative Services, Fisheries and Wildlife, Law Enforcement, and Parks.

Areas of Expertise: Management of recreation and wildlife in the state of Kansas

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Kansas Spring Turkey Season Runs Through May 31

Firearm hunters can hit the field April 9 A lot of work goes into prepping for a spring turkey hunt, from scouting roosting sights and sighting in shotguns, to mastering the perfect “cluck” and “purr” call. And all that hard work will pay off on…

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Kansas Trout Season to Run Through Mid-April

Kansas might not be the first state that comes to your mind when you think of trout fishing, but don’t be fooled – the Sunflower State has created spectacular winter fishing opportunities by stocking more than 30 different public fishing locations with this spotted fish.…

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