Outdoors

Outdoor schedules

Archery

Saturday-next Sunday — 3-D Shoot, Ninnescah Bowhunters, go to www.ninnescahbowhunters.com or 316-788-7013.

May 28-29 — 3-D Championship, Ninnescah Bowhunters, go to www.ninnescahbowhunters.com or 316-788-7013.

June 5 — 3-D Shoot, Southfork Archers, Byron Walker Wildlife Area, 8-10 a.m. trickle start. Contact 620-532-5585.

June 12 — 3-D Shoot, Wichita Archers, 3799 E. 71st S, 8-10 a.m. trickle start. Call 316-210-2394.

June 18-19 — 3-D Shoot and Jamboree, Ninnescah Bowhunters, go to www.ninnescahbowhunters.com or 316-788-7013.

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

July 16-17 — 3-D Shoot, Ninnescah Bowhunters, go to www.ninnescahbowhunters.com or 316-788-7013.

Birding/Nature

Friday-next Sunday — Eastern Kansas Field Trip, Wichita Audubon Society. Call 316-706-9116.

May 17 —"Confessions of a Crazy Swamp Lady," Mia Revels, Wichita Audubon Society, Great Plains Nature Center 7 :30 p.m.

May 22 — Quivira and Cheyenne Bottoms field trip, Wichita Audubon Society, 8 a.m. at Quivira headquarters. Call 316-737-1307 or jecalhoun@wichita.edu.

June 4 — Sandhills State Park field trip, Wichita Audubon Society, 7 a.m. at King's X at 21st and Amidon. Contact avian67226@gmail.com

June 18 — Bird, Butterflies and Breakfast, Chaplin Nature Center, 8:30 a.m.

General

June 23 — Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks commission meeting, Norton Community High School.

Aug. 11 — Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks commission meeting, Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Great Bend.

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 May 31 Spring turkey season.

Sept. 10-18 — Youth, disabled deer season.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15 Early prairie chicken season (east unit).

Sept. 19-Oct. 2 Muzzleloader deer season.

Sept. 19-Dec. 31 —Archery deer season.

Oct. 1-Nov. 29 Fall turkey season.

Nov. 5-6 Youth pheasant and quail season

Nov. 12-Jan. 31 — Pheasant and quail season.

Nov. 19-Jan. 31 Prairie chicken season (east and northwest units).

Nov. 30-Dec. 11 — Firearms deer season.

Dec. 19-Dec. 31 Prairie chicken season (southwest unit).

Dec. 12-31 Fall turkey season.

Jan. 1-8 — Special whitetail antlerless deer season.

Jan. 9-15 — Special whitetail antlerless deer season, units 7,8, and 18.

Jan. 9-31 Fall turkey season.

Youth

Saturday — NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge, Kansas State Championship, Chisholm Trail Gun Club, pre-registration required, call 316-788-5026 or yhec@att.net.

June 11 — Wichita Eagle Kids Fishing Clinic, registration details to be announced. Call 316-268-6382 or mpearce@wichitaeagle.com.

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