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  • Pheasant harvest falls again 7/24/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net Another bit of glum news has surfaced just as wildlife biologists prepare for a two-day tour aimed at qualming co ...

  • Biologist calls idea 'ludicrous' 7/18/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net Gov. Sam Brownback's latest suggestion directing the state's wildlife agency to artificially boost the state's le ...

  • Appeals court exonerates Texas water board 7/11/2014

    State water board blamed for whooping crane deaths By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net A federal appeals court panel in Texas has turned aside a ...

  • Survey finds more prairie chickens 7/11/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net The results are in for the latest aerial survey of lesser prairie chickens, and it's suggesting a 20 percent incr ...

  • Hunting outlook up; duck numbers sharply higher 7/11/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net It should be a good year for ducks, especially the hugely popular mallard. Except for the northern pintail and ...

  • New round of federal lawsuits at loggerheads with one another 6/20/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net A pair of opposing lawsuits have been filed in the wake of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to list ...

  • KDWP&T OKs regional ban on prairie chicken hunting 6/20/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net Hunters no longer will be able to go afield in search of prairie chickens -- greater or lesser -- in nearly a thi ...

  • KNRC not ready to give up 6/20/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net Sherman County rancher Ken Klemm continues to hold out hope the state of Kansas will take up the baton in a lawsu ...

  • Serenading a historic landmark 5/30/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net MONUMENT ROCKS -- It's not uncommon to see a number of people photographing the scenic Monument Rocks in western ...

  • KNRC set to ask for more money 5/30/2014

    Coalition continues opposition to listing of lesser prairie chicken By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net GARDEN CITY -- After spending nearly ...

  • Kansas seceding on wildlife 5/9/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net In the final moments of the session, Kansas legislators passed a measure declaring the state's sovereignty over n ...

  • Kansas courts back federal endangered species law 5/9/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net Up and down the Kansas court system, judges have been clear: The federal Endangered Species Act preempts state la ...

  • Review nearing completion 4/25/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net There's a flurry of activity on the threatened-and-endangered-species front, as the state's wildlife agency condu ...

  • Bat species should be studied, biologist says 4/25/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net There isn't a lot known about the northern long-eared bat in Kansas, but it's well known that disease is ravaging ...

  • Bats an economic benefit for farmers 4/24/2014

    People often shun bats, but they're actually a huge benefit. Especially for farmers, stopping insects form causing an estimated $23 billion in dama ...

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