Biologist Mike Morrow speaks from experience when he criticizes Gov. Sam Brownback’s plans for raising and releasing lesser prairie chickens to bolster the bird’s populations.
Robin Jennison is hitting the road, hoping to visit with western Kansas residents on the current state and future of the Kansas pheasant population. He’ll be taking a sizable number of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism biologists, and legislators on the July 28-30 bus tour.
Gov. Sam Brownbacks announcement Thursday that the state will start raising and releasing lesser prairie chickens was not greeted with a lot of support in the conservation world.
EL DORADO RESERVOIR — Like clowns from a tiny car at the circus, fishing rods kept coming and coming from Jerry Howard’s boat. They came from stacks on each side of where he sat at the back of the 18-foot boat. Others were carefully pulled from the boat’s side, where they’d been threaded through narrow openings to rest within the craft’s hull.