Outdoors

Outdoor schedules

Archery

Today — 3-D Shoot, Southfork Archers, Byron Walker Wildlife Area, 8-10 a.m. trickle start. Contact 620-532-5585.

March 19-20 — 3-D Shoot, Ninnescah Bowhunters, 111th S & 215th W., Clearwater, 8-10 a.m. registration and start. Contact 316-788-7013.

March 27 — 3-D Shoot, Salthawk Archery, Hutchinson, 8-10 a.m. trickle start. Call 620-665-5139 or www.Salthawkarchery.com.

April 3 — 3-D Shoot, Southfork Archers, Byron Walker Wildlife Area, 8-10 a.m. trickle start. Contact 620-532-5585.

Birding/Nature

March 15 —"Hummingbirds and Hummerscaping," Chuck Otte, Wichita Audubon Society, Great Plains Nature Center, 7:30 p.m.

March 26 — Chaplin Nature Center Field Trip, Wichita Audubon Society, Arkansas City, 8 a.m. Call 620-942-2164.

April 29-May 1 Wings & Wetlands Weekend, Great Bend. Call 620-792-2750 or www.Visit GreatBend.com.

Canoe/Kayaking

March 26 — Arkansas River Float, Arkansas River Coalition. Contact wallyseibel@aol.com or (316) 684-0730.

Field Trials/Hunt Tests

March 18-20 — Premium List Field Trial, Southern Kansas Brittany Club, William Oliver Ranch, Eureka. Call 316-799-2229.

April 2-3 — Single Retrieve Marathon, Jane Laman Kennels, $15, Manhattan. Call 620-342-6954.

Fishing

Through April 15 — Trout season, permit required.

General

Today — Turkey Hunting Seminar, Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Great Bend, 1-5 p.m., free admission, non-perishable food item traded for a mouth call. Call 877-243-9268.

March 10 — Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks commission meeting, Topeka.

Hunting

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

Open year-round — Rabbit/hare season.

Through Feb. 28 — Squirrel season.

April 1-May 31 — Youth, Disabled spring turkey season.

April 13-May 31 Spring turkey season.

Youth

June 9 — Wichita Eagle Kids Fishing Clinic, registration details to be announced. Call 316-268-6382 or mpearce@wichitaeagle.com.

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