Outdoors calendar (Dec. 15)

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Birding/Nature

Sunday — Winfield/Udall Christmas Bird Count, Beech Science Center, Southwestern College, 7:30 a.m. Call 620-221-1856.

Monday — Quivira National Wildlife Refuge Christmas Bird Count, refuge headquarters, 8 a.m.

Wednesday — Slate Creek Christmas Bird Count, Slate Creek Baptist Church, 8 a.m. Call 620-660-0547.

Next Saturday — Arkansas City Christmas Bird Count, Newman Park, 8 a.m. Call 620-660-0547.

Dec, 29 — Derby/Belle Plaine Christmas Bird Count, Call 316-737-1307 for time and location.

Jan. 4 — Red Hills Christmas Bird Count, Indian Grill Restaurant, Medicine Lodge, 7:30 a.m. Call 316-519-1970.

Fishing

Through April 15 — Trout season

General

Jan. 9 — Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism commission meeting, Winfield.

Feb. 21-22 — Annual Meeting and Achievement Program banquet, Kansas Wildlife Federation, Quality Inn and Suites, Salina.

Hunting

Below is the basic listing of hunting seasons. Please check regulations for boundary, limits and permit requirements at www.kdwpt.state.ks.us.

Year-around — Rabbit season.

Through Dec. 29 — White-fronted goose season (first segment)

Through Dec. 29 — Low plains late zone duck season (first segment)

Through Dec. 31 Archery deer season.

Through Dec. 31 — Prairie chicken season (southwest zone)

Through Jan. 2 — Sandhill crane season.

Through Jan. 26 — Low plains southeast duck season

Through Jan. 31 — Pheasant season.

Through Jan. 31 — Quail season.

Through Jan. 31 — Prairie chicken season .

Through Jan. 31 — Fall turkey season. (second segment)

Through Feb. 9 — Canada and light goose season (second segment.)

Through Feb. 28 — Squirrel season.

Dec. 21-Jan. 5 — Low plains early zone duck season (second segment)

Jan. 1-12 — Whitetail antlerless-only season.

Jan. 1-19 Whitetail antlerless-only season (Units 7, 8 and 15)

Jan. 18-26 — Low plains late zone duck season (second segment)

Feb. 1-9 — White-fronted goose season (second segment)

Feb. 10-April 30 Special conservation white goose season.

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