Outdoors

Outdoors calendar (Sept. 29)

Birding/Nature

Oct. 12 — 40th Anniversary Celebration and Festival, Chaplin Nature Center, Arkansas City, 1-4 p.m. Call 620-442-4133.

Oct. 15 — “Ten Snowy Owls,” Paul Griffin, Wichita Audubon Society, Great Plains Nature Center, 7 p.m.

Oct. 26 — Astronomy Program, Chaplin Nature Center, Arkansas City, 9 p.m. Call 620-442-4133.

Nov. 9 — Cranes and Geese Field Trip, Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, Wichita Audubon Society, 3 pm,, Quivira headquarters. Call 316-942-2164.

Nov. 15 — Moonlight Hike, Chaplin Nature Center, 8:30 p.m. Call 620-442-4133.

Nov. 21 — “Native Plants and Where to Find Them,” Krista Dahlinger, Wichita Audubon Society, Great Plains Nature Center, 7 p.m.

Fishing

Oct. 15-April 15 — Trout season

Field Trial/Hunt Tests

Oct. 14-17 — 2013 Quail Classic, American Brittany Club, William Oliver Ranch, Eureka. Call 316-799-2229 or kanza177@dishmail.net.

Oct. 26-27 — Hunt Test Premium List, Sunflower German Shorthaired Pointer Club, Crampton Farm, Yoder. Call 316-722-2559.

Fur Harvesting

Friday-next Sunday — Kansas Fur Harvesters Association Fall Rendezvous, fairgrounds, Washington.

General

Oct. 17 — Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism meeting, Cosmosphere, Hutchinson.

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 Oct. 15 Early prairie chicken season. (East and northwest zones.)

Through Oct. 31 — Dove season (first segment).

Through Dec. 31 Archery deer season.

Through Feb. 28 Squirrel season.

Saturday-Dec. 1 — Low plains early zone duck season (first segment)

Oct. 25-Dec. 29 — Low plains late zone duck season (first segment)

Oct. 26-Nov. 3 — Canada and light goose season (first segment)

Oct. 26-Dec. 29 — White-fronted goose season (first segment)

Nov. 2-3 — Low plains southeast zone duck season (first segment)

Nov. 2-10 — Dove season (second segment)

Nov. 6-Jan. 2 — Sandhill crane season.

Nov. 6-Feb. 9 — Canada and light goose season (second segment.)

Nov. 9-Jan. 31 Pheasant season.

Nov. 9-Jan. 31 Quail season.

Nov. 16-Dec. 31 Prairie chicken season (southwest zone)

Nov. 16-Jan. 26 — Low plains southeast zone duck season (second segment)

Nov. 16-Jan. 31 — Prairie chicken season (east and northwest zones)

Nov. 20-Feb. 28 — Eurasian collared dove season.

Dec. 4-15 — Firearms deer 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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