Outdoors

Outdoor schedule (Dec. 14)

Birding/Nature

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

Wednesday — Slate Creek Christmas Bird Count, Wichita Audubon Society, Slate Valley Baptist Church, south of Oxford, 8 a.m. Call 620-660-0547.

Saturday — Wichita Christmas Bird Count, Wichita Audubon Society, Great Plains Nature Center parking lot, 7:30 a.m. Call 316-706-9116.

Saturday — Newton/Halstead Christmas Bird Count, Wichita Audubon Society, Kaufman Museum, North Newton, 6:30 a.m. Call 620-367-8479.

Next Sunday — Arkansas City Christmas Bird Count, Wichita Audubon Society, Newman Park, Arkansas City, 8 a.m. Call 620-660-0547.

Dec. 27 — El Dorado Christmas Bird Count, McDonald’s, El Dorado, 7:30 a.m. Call 316-323-4921.

Dec. 28 — Derby/Belle Plaine Christmas Bird Count, 7:30 a.m. For meeting directions call 316-737-1307.

Jan. 3 — Red Hills Christmas Bird Count, Wright Truck Stop, Medicine Lodge, 7:30 a.m. Call 316-519-1970.

Fishing

Through April 15 — Trout season (special permit required).

General

Jan. 8 — Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism commission meeting, Bonner Springs.

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.

Ends Sunday — White-fronted goose season (first segment).

Ends Sunday — Firearms deer season.

Through Dec. 31 — Archery deer season.

Through Jan. 1 — Sandhill crane season.

Through Jan. 4 — Low plains late zone duck season (first segment).

Through Jan. 25 — Southeast zone duck (second segment).

Through Jan. 31 — Pheasant season.

Through Jan. 31 — Quail season.

Through Feb. 15 — Canada goose and light goose season (second segment).

Through Feb. 15 — Furbearer season.

Through Feb. 28 — Squirrel season.

Through March 31 — Beaver and otter trapping season.

Monday-Jan. 31 — Fall turkey season (second segment).

Saturday-Jan. 4 — Low plains early zone duck season (second segment).

Jan. 1-4 — Antlerless whitetail season, units 6, 9, 10, 17.

Jan. 1-11 — Antlerless whitetail season, units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16.

Jan. 1-18 — Antlerless whitetail season, units 15, 19.

Jan. 17-25 — Low plains late zone duck season (second segment).

Jan. 17-Feb. 15 — White-fronted goose season (second segment).

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