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Wildlife & Parks

2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to WILDLIFE & PARKS, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON WILDLIFE & PARKS, June through December, 2006

Jan Biles
The catfish capital
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Marc Murrell
Enhanced coverage will hit full range of outdoors issues and activities
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Pearce
Return of a legend?
Wichita Eagle, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Pearce
The really great fish tales never grow old
Wichita Eagle, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wildlife and Parks
Marais des Cygnes Forestry initiative available to landowners
Lawrence Journal World, 6/5/2006

Matt Campbell
Zoo sends peevish peacocks packing
Kansas City Star, 6/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bob Johnson
GOP candidate puts tourism in spotlight
Iola Register, 6/9/2006

Michael Pearce
Will less mean more?
Wichita Eagle, 6/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Barton Co. bans wolves, wolf hybrids
Hutchinson News, 6/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Schlageck
Animal ID pays
Chanute Tribune, 6/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Wolves banned
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2006

Associated Press
Barton bans wolves, in advance
Wichita Eagle, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Finn Bullers
Near glass, the bird's eye view might be its last
Kansas City Star, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Marc Murrell
Thousands of acres opened to public fishing thanks to CFAP project
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Pearce
Fond of the pond
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Department of Commerce announces funding for tourism attractions
Metro News, 6/23/2006

Kevin Flaherty
Pittsburg man appointed to wildlife commission
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wildlife commission will take up topic of park fees
Hays Daily News, 6/23/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Zoo euthanizes injured zebra
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2006

Mike Corn
Hayden to try again on Circle K purchase
Hays Daily News, 6/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
KU group fights for endangered fish
Lawrence Journal World, 7/6/2006

Tom Bell
One question too many [editorial]
Salina Journal, 7/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Fisherman gets surprise
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2006

Mike Belt
Gecko migrates north to Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 7/10/2006

Michael Pearce
Cheney free of zebra mussels
Wichita Eagle, 7/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kathy Hanks
Man invents innovative fishing pole
Hutchinson News, 7/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Matthew Clark
State park awarded federal grant
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kathy Hanks
Hutch has no egrets helping troubled birds
Hutchinson News, 7/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

KDWP seeks public input on deer proposals
Hays Daily News, 7/28/2006

Associated Press
Government may use ferrets to reduce prairie dog population
Lawrence Journal World, 7/29/2006

Marc Murrell
Deer changes ahead KDWP seeks public input on proposals
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/30/2006

Michael Pearce
State to discuss changes in deer rules
Wichita Eagle, 7/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Pearce
Invasion of the habitat snatchers
Wichita Eagle, 8/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Annie Calovich
Wild about nature
Wichita Eagle, 8/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Hunters fear loss of access to land
Hays Daily News, 8/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wildlife area undergoing renovation
Chanute Tribune, 8/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tommie Berger
Changes likely for 2007 deer season
Salina Journal, 8/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
KDWP still pursuing Kirwin
Hays Daily News, 8/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Pearce
Flu's Clues
Wichita Eagle, 8/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Officials willing to continue Kirwin discussion
Hays Daily News, 8/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Pearce
Swift move Kansas is helping revitalize the fox population in South Dakota
Wichita Eagle, 9/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Local legislator remembers prairie dog bills
Hays Daily News, 9/17/2006

Patrick Lowry
Prairie dog divide [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 9/17/2006

James Carlson
Horse meat may be off menu at zoo
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2006

John Green
New road signs will aid visitors to scenic byways
Hutchinson News, 9/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wildlife areas an asset
Hutchinson News, 9/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wildlife and Parks
Game seasons tweaked upland
Lawrence Journal World, 10/1/2006

Ann Charles
Be defensive about deer [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 10/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Patrick Lowry
Noodling KDWP considers limited test program for hand-fishing in state [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 10/10/2006

KDWP cancels Maxwell buffalo auction due ailment that can cause to pneumonia, arthritis
Hays Daily News, 10/13/2006

Beccy Tanner
Travel by way of wetlands
Wichita Eagle, 10/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Pearce
Construction to begin at wetlands center
Wichita Eagle, 10/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

April Middleton
Biologist studying Kansas animals
Salina Journal, 10/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wildlife and Parks
Hunters be forewarned Southeast Kansas dry
Lawrence Journal World, 10/23/2006

John Green
Officials celebrate wetlands expansion
Hutchinson News, 10/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Western Kansas sees boon during hunting season
Lawrence Journal World, 10/29/2006

Sophia Maines
Researchers try to find way to control problematic cedars
Lawrence Journal World, 10/31/2006

Melissa Smith
Oh, deer!
Chanute Tribune, 10/31/2006

Brent Frazee
Pheasant opener under fire
Kansas City Star, 11/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner
It's that time: Cranes make stop at central Kansas wetlands
Wichita Eagle, 11/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Marc Murrell
2006 pheasant opener draws thousands
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/5/2006

Dave Toplikar
Teacher latest to report seeing mountain lion
Lawrence Journal World, 11/7/2006

Brent Frazee
Bow hunter lands one massive buck
Kansas City Star, 11/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
CWD is a concern because of uncertainties surrounding the disease
Hays Daily News, 11/10/2006

Mike Corn
Officials still testing for CWD
Hays Daily News, 11/10/2006

John Green
Experts: Pine tree infection becoming epidemic
Hutchinson News, 11/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jason Probst
A ride on the wild side
Hutchinson News, 11/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Ark City sanctions pigeon shoot downtown, doesn't tell residents
Lawrence Journal World, 11/16/2006

License revoked for animal sanctuary where tiger killed teen
Chanute Tribune, 11/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Motorists beware: Season for deer mating near peak
Lawrence Journal World, 11/17/2006

Mike Belt
Wild turkeys gobbling up eastern Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 11/21/2006

Associated Press
Some Kansas prairie dogs being exterminated with poison
Lawrence Journal World, 11/23/2006

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Vehicle permits to be less at parks
Hays Daily News, 11/24/2006

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
State park cabins celebrated
Hays Daily News, 11/24/2006

Dave Stephens
Kan. park fees to be reduced
Hutchinson News, 11/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner and Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Disease decimates Kansas buffalo
Wichita Eagle, 11/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Editorial Board
Taxpayer thief
Hutchinson News, 11/28/2006

Dave Stephens
Prairie dogs, ferrets and ranchers . . .oh my!
Hutchinson News, 11/28/2006

Stephanie Farley
New disease wiping out parts of Kansas buffalo herds
Garden City Telegram, 11/28/2006

Associated Press
New disease wiping out parts of buffalo herds
Hutchinson News, 11/29/2006

Mike Corn
Prairie dogs still at heart of ferret debate
Hays Daily News, 11/29/2006

Tribune Staff
'Deer D-Day' safe in county
Chanute Tribune, 11/29/2006

Editorial Board
Prairie dog hysteria
Hutchinson News, 11/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Buffalo Association to hold annual auction
Wichita Eagle, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Researchers say buffalo herds unaffected by disease
Junction City Daily Union, 12/1/2006

Associated Press
Researchers: Buffalo herds unaffected by disease
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2006

Ron Klataske
Logan County pushes forward with prairie dog eradication
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2006

Associated Press
Prairie dog poisoning plan resisted
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/2/2006

Beccy Tanner and Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Lethal threat imperils Kansas buffalo herd as new disease strikes
Kansas City Star, 12/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Time for hunters to do their part to stop poaching
Hutchinson News, 12/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dave Stephens
Wasting not wanted
Hutchinson News, 12/3/2006

Associated Press
Cattlemen challenge pest poisoning
Wichita Eagle, 12/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Researchers: Disease not affecting all buffaloes
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2006

Associated Press
Disease no damper at bison sale
Lawrence Journal World, 12/4/2006

Associated Press
Bison sold despite disease concerns
Hutchinson News, 12/4/2006

Amy Bickel
Maxwell buffalo perishing
Hutchinson News, 12/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Deadline passes with no confrontation
Hays Daily News, 12/7/2006

Associated Press
Cattleman hoping to save rodents
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/8/2006

Associated Press
Cattleman still hopes to save prairie dogs
Hutchinson News, 12/8/2006

KDWP Reports
State loses advocate
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/10/2006

Wildlife and Parks
Wildlife and Parks eye deer health
Lawrence Journal World, 12/10/2006

Ric Anderson
Toxic prey: Hunters find meth labs
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/13/2006

Jim Suber
Doing a little cleaning
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

KDWP Reports
Notebook Harrington resigns from KDWP post
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/17/2006

Michael Pearce
House's changes cause concern
Wichita Eagle, 12/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Wildlife and Parks
State turtle record falls
Lawrence Journal World, 12/17/2006

KDWP Reports
Monitoring CWD in state
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/17/2006

Dan Pace
Repeal outdated statute
Hutchinson News, 12/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Eagle Staff
Wichita lawyer to chair Wildlife and Parks Commission
Wichita Eagle, 12/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bill Graham
KC hunts to thin park deer succeed
Kansas City Star, 12/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dave Stephens
Grumpy snaps up state turtle record
Hutchinson News, 12/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sophia Maines
Eagles back in Kansas, more on way
Wichita Eagle, 12/22/2006

Wildlife and Parks
Fishing regulation get update Jan. 1
Lawrence Journal World, 12/24/2006

Bill Graham
States set wildlife priorities
Kansas City Star, 12/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sophia Maines
Bald eagles visit state for their winter feeding
Hutchinson News, 12/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Fredrick J. Johnson
Work on trail disturbs unmarked graves, caretaker says
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2006

Could Kansas' coal-fired plants kill polar bears?
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

KDWP Reports
KDWP sets extended antlerless season
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2006



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