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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 Anglers Fish National Walleye Championship

America’s best walleye anglers are competing for the Cabela’s National Team Championship on Green Bay and the Fox River May 29-31, and 11 of 237 teams fishing are from Kansas. Teams qualify for the national competition by fishing in local contests sanctioned by The Walleye…

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Registration deadline is May 15

NRA Women on Target Event to Be Held in Kansas on May 24

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is hosting a Women On Target instructional shooting clinic Saturday, May 24 at the Capital City Gun Club in Topeka. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., participants will have the opportunity to shoot shotguns, rifles, handguns and bows.…

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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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