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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Wildlife & Parks


Visit Kansas state parks in 2007, for less
Manhattan Mercury, 1/2/2007

Associated Press
State's first theme park on schedule for May opening
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2007

Michael Pearce
Worth a shot? Deer-hunting ideas begin trek in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2007

Michael Pearce
Western Kansas' winter storm hits wildlife
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2007

Rick Alm
Safety laws are needed for Kansas theme parks
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2007

Coverage names can be confusing
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007

Tim Carpenter
State park name offered
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007

In brief
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007

Amy Bickel
Pheasants face stormy times
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2007

Amy Bickel and Dave Stephens
Canada geese are warming up to our state, and that's a problem for some
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2007

Marc Murrell
KDWP to present deer recommendations to Legislature
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2007

Ralph Ostmeyer
Need is there to protect property
Hays Daily News, 1/14/2007

Amanda O'Toole
Gift of creature comfort couple give $1 million to Humane Society
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Eagles Day to showcase birds
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Agency requests less deer oversight
Salina Journal, 1/19/2007

Dave Stephens
Honest, it's not that I don't care
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2007

Finn Bullers
Pit bull ban in parks mulled
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2007

Dave Hilley
Wildlife at Quivira
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2007

Laura Stroda
Milford Lake gains new, young manager
Junction City Daily Union, 1/22/2007

Clara Kilbourn
Kansas a hot spot for bald eagles
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2007

Rick Dean
Man's best friend? You bet
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007

Rick Dean
Writer, outdoorsman, vet, dad dies at 58
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007

Jim Ramberg: 1948-2007 "(Ramberg's dogs) really are better than yours, you know."
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007

Mike Belt
Swine still running wild in rural areas
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2007

Associated Press
Helicopter and gunmen to control pig population
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007

James Carlson
Name of state park would be Kaw Valley
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007

Mike Corn
KDWP lawyer writing proposal that could replace existing deer laws
Hays Daily News, 1/26/2007

Associated Press
Kansas to try to eradicate wild hogs again
Chanute Tribune, 1/26/2007

KDWP Reports
Meade OK with kids
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2007

Michael Pearce
No mountain lions yet, but Lynx sightings persist
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2007

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Kansas park gets name
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2007

Doug Vance
Recreation is essential service
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2007

Jennifer Oldridge
Foundation preserves the state's wild spaces
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2007

Laura Bauer
On prairie, these dogs are divisive
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2007

Mike Corn
Legislator wants to strip KDWP of oversight authority
Hays Daily News, 2/2/2007

Michael Pearce
Give a little
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007

Associated Press
Wildlife Dept. to expand production of sterile fish
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007

Zoos honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007

Steven Hausler
Lawmakers face task of deer laws
Hays Daily News, 2/9/2007

Marc Murrell
Kansas lakes offer wintertime fishing
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2007

Dave Stephens
Hunters must defend rights
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2007

John Milburn
Kansas courting feds to lure jobs, money once again
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2007

Associated Press
Cedars endangering prairie ecosystem
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2007

Associated Press
Red cedars endangering prairie ecosystem
Salina Journal, 2/12/2007

Mike Belt
Bald eagle fighting for life
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2007

Beccy Tanner
Bird book crows of local diversity
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2007

Anne Henry
Johnson County needs to step up for animal shelter
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2007

Dolores Hope
Bricolage a plenty
Garden City Telegram, 2/21/2007

Paul Babcock
Reader forum legislation might have effect on hunting opportunities
Hays Daily News, 2/22/2007

Mike Corn
Changes revert back to old deer laws
Hays Daily News, 2/23/2007

Terry Bertels
Parks system doesn't rest on laurels
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007

Michael Pearce
State targets hogs
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2007

Rural disconnect points vets in other directions
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2007

Beccy Tanner
Why so many cows? Wichita's the perfect roost
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2007

Jason Probst
Police station's bird solution a problem for some neighbors
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Trout makes splash
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2007

Finn Bullers
Bill aims to rein in park board
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2007

Gayle Weber
Work ready to begin at wetlands
Hays Daily News, 3/4/2007

Michael Pearce
Deer bill hits snag in Senate
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Riverfront development sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2007

Chad Lawhorn
Work set to begin at Sesquicentennial Park
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2007

Mario Sequeira
Commissioners oppose Olathe bill on park tax power
Johnson County Sun, 3/8/2007

Beccy Tanner
Blackbirds gang up on cars, sidewalks
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2007

Randy Scholfield
Re-create what could our parks be?
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007

Jack Weinstein
County addresses taxing authority
Olathe Daily News, 3/10/2007

Michael Pearce
Bird hunters have their say
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007

Dion Lefler
Sebelius ties to parkland buyers under scrutiny
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007

Associated Press
Questions raised about state deal with developers
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2007

Erin Castaneda
Die-off stings bee industry
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2007

Editorial Board
Just say no -Turbines and birds: The two don't mix
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2007

Man poisoning prairie dogs gets fine
Chanute Tribune, 3/16/2007

Tim Carpenter
A walk in the park? Not hardly
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2007

Brian Rees
Springtime in Kansas!
Emporia Gazette, 3/17/2007

Wildlife and Parks
Fees reduced to enter state parks
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007

Michael Pearce
Kansas aims to build a better fish
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2007

Michael Pearce
Deer hunt changes minimal
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2007

Wildlife and Parks
Hunting accidents decrease in state
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007

Wildlife and Parks
QU offering seed for state landowners
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007

Wildlife and Parks
Crappie targeted for tags to provide info for biologists
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007

Dave Stephens
Sand Hills park gets a facelift
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2007

Associated Press
This time it's killing our dogs, cats
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Topeka zoo give it a try [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007

John Hanna
Lease, politics make small park a big budget issue
Manhattan Mercury, 3/19/2007

Tim Carpenter
Park flap signals delays
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2007

Mike Belt
Parks agents to patrol underage drinking
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2007

State park fee bargains available through March 31
Chanute Tribune, 3/21/2007

Paul Babcock
Transferable hunting permits should be nixed
Hays Daily News, 3/22/2007

Deb Gruver
Shelter pets didn't get recalled food
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007

Tim Potter
Toxic food suspected in several area pets' deaths
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2007

Pet food scar fatal food hounds owners
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2007

Eagle Staff and News Service
Company expands recall the culprit in deadly pet food: Rat poison
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2007

Scott Canon
With some help, wild hogs take root in region
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2007

Ralph Ostmeyer
Bill would put teeth into wildlife tickets
Hays Daily News, 3/25/2007

Associated Press
State kills 257 wild hogs, but eradication unlikely
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2007

Associated Press
Hunters kill 257 havoc-wreaking wild hogs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2007

Mike Belt
Hunt targets hog haven at Clinton Lake
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2007

Associated Press
State kills 257 wild hogs, but eradication called unlikely
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/26/2007

Finn Bullers
A quiet location to flee the city
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2007

Nurturing nature checkoff gets longer lifespan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007

Jennifer Mann
Pet food recall widens to dry type
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2007

Associated Press
Official admits poisoning animals
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2007

Mike Belt
Overlooked? Park slowly fulfills potential
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2007

Mike Belt
Playwright conducts symphony of car horns at overlook park
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2007

Associated Press
County official admits to poisoning prairie dog
Garden City Telegram, 4/2/2007

Michael Pearce
House passes bill ending resale of landowner deer permits
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2007

Tim Potter and Brent D. Wistrom
Proposed dog rules single out pit bulls
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Lake Shawnee: Later, gator
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2007

Paul Babcock
Lawmakers should halt bill regarding transferable permits
Hays Daily News, 4/6/2007

Ric Anderson
Exotic pets need kept in check
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2007

State recovers multiple exotic ex-pets each year
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2007

Michael Pearce
Governor's hunt keeps on growing in El Dorado
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007

Associated Press
Harsh winter means lost wildlife
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2007

Eric Weslander
Butterfly art project may be sweet for bees
Lawrence Journal World, 4/9/2007

Brent Frazee
Kansas turkey hunters should be in for treat
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2007

Randy Scholfield
Danger more pit bull restrictions make sense
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2007

Ric Anderson
Humans, wild beasts don't mix
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Errant alligator risky for all
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2007

You said it
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2007

Mike Corn
New deer law needs governor's approval
Hutchinson News, 4/16/2007

Michael Pearce
Paradise for a price
Wichita Eagle, 6/3/2007

Associated Press
Flint Hills rancher works to restore rare ecosystem
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/9/2007

Paul Horsley
Head for the Flint Hills
Kansas City Star, 6/10/2007

Dave Stephens
Birds bogged down
Hutchinson News, 6/11/2007

Barbara J. Isenberg
Center sticks in neighbors' craw
Wichita Eagle, 6/22/2007

Les Blumenthal
Decline of birds startles experts
Kansas City Star, 6/26/2007

Barbara J. Isenberg
County OKs expansion of raptor center
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2007

State still has eagle on list
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2007

Wildlife and Parks
KDWP establishes migratory bird seasons
Lawrence Journal World, 7/1/2007

Wildlife and Parks
State pheasant numbers down
Lawrence Journal World, 7/1/2007

Mike Corn
Helping wildlife
Hays Daily News, 7/6/2007

Brent Frazee
Yes, it's possible for wetlands to be too wet
Kansas City Star, 7/17/2007

Jason Probst
Protect hunting and protect the outdoors
Hutchinson News, 7/22/2007

Jan Biles
Landowners, commissioners split over prairie dog control
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/5/2007

Michael Pearce
This state bird thing is no lark
Wichita Eagle, 8/5/2007

Erin Castaneda
'Hitchhiking armadillos' sometimes end up in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 8/5/2007

Bill Graham
Nests to be shifted off sandbars
Kansas City Star, 8/12/2007

Stan Ring
Pine trees struggle in KS
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2007

Michael Pearce
KDWP officials put parks' rain damage at $5 million
Wichita Eagle, 8/19/2007

Michael Pearce
Too much of a good thing
Wichita Eagle, 8/19/2007

Associated Press
Oil industry told to retrofit equipment to keep birds safe
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/20/2007

Special to The Times Daily News
KDWP set to test for bird flu
Hays Daily News, 8/31/2007

Roy Wenzl
Kansas cougars? Evidence in dispute
Wichita Eagle, 9/5/2007

Jennifer Oldridge
Prairie jewels
Lawrence Journal World, 9/6/2007

Stacie Sandall
Stockton park gets big boost
Hays Daily News, 9/6/2007

Mike Corn
Audubon director says he has proof of mountain lions
Hays Daily News, 9/7/2007

Michael Pearce
Destructive species turns up in Cheney
Wichita Eagle, 9/8/2007

Mike Corn
Logan Co. begins poisoning burrows
Hays Daily News, 9/9/2007

Mike Belt
Agencies testing state's birds for signs of avian flu
Lawrence Journal World, 9/10/2007

Tim Hrenchir
State will be on the line for $35,000 in trout
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2007

Beccy Tanner
Prairie dogs poisoned; rancher incensed
Wichita Eagle, 9/11/2007

Bobbi Mlynar
Is state still planting wildflowers?
Emporia Gazette, 9/11/2007

Laura Bauer
Prairie dogs' pals, adversaries go back to court
Kansas City Star, 9/15/2007

Brent D. Wistrom
Pet wallaby's escape spurs city to consider ban
Wichita Eagle, 9/17/2007

Christine Metz
Boaters startled by new enforcement of noise law
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2007

Pine pestilence spreads
Hutchinson News, 9/28/2007

Joshua Ames
TLC clinic to close Jan. 7
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/29/2007