Michael Pearce’s “Taste of the Outdoors” Cookbook contains more than 50 proven recipes mixed with some of Michael’s favorite hunting and fishing stories and photographs from more than 33 years of journalism, encouraging readers to experience the unique flavor of the Kansas Outdoors.
The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission quietly set the 2016-17 Kansas waterfowl seasons and limits Thursday evening. Over about the past five years that process had drawn often contentious discussion as commissioners and the public debated such things as duck hunting zone boundaries and setting seasons to take advantage of early and late migrations.
Kansas State research student Jonathan Lautenbach checks over a female lesser prairie chicken and then mounts a small radio transmitter to the bird's back to track the bird. The research is part of an initiative to save the lesser prairie chicken. NRCS assistant chief Kirk Hanlin observed the research then helped release the bird back into the wild in Comanche County. (Bo Rader/Kansas.com) (April 28, 2016)