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Wildlife & Parks

2008 Session - January through May

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, January through May, 2008.

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

January through May, 2008

Chansi Long
Lawrence native helps discover new frog species
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2008
J-W Editorials

Guns in parks [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2008

Michael Pearce
Chronic wasting disease found in 3 Decatur Co. deer
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2008

Michael Pearce
Quail numbers continue to decline in southeast Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Deer positive for CWD
Hays Daily News, 1/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Poison talk not kaput
Hays Daily News, 1/21/2008

Mike Corn
More complaints filed over poison
Hays Daily News, 1/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner
E-mail tries to attract human visitors this spring
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2008

Elvyn J. Jones
Deer hunters help feed the hungry across Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2008
Mike Corn
Public meeting planned to address CWD concerns
Hays Daily News, 1/25/2008

Dave Stephens
Still landing
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jan Biles
Eyeing eagles
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Marc Murrell
CRP equals pheasants in Great Plains
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Vets: Pets' drugs don't need to be monitored
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Clara Kilbourn
For retiring manager, Quivira was much more than a refuge
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Amy Bickel
A boon for hunting, but at what cost?
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Right to hunt and fish could become the law
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Corn
Officials begin process
Hays Daily News, 2/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
GOP legislators split over park fee elimination
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/14/2008

Michael Pearce
Free parks not an easy sell
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Panel to study 'vet hopping'
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Edie Hall
City dogged by rumors on new licensing rules
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Corn
Officials begin process of testing deer for disease
Chanute Tribune, 2/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Randy Scholfield
Kansas outdoors: as small we think
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Free-parks plan fails in Senate committee
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Corn
Hunting for a deer killer
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Chorus frog is Kansan's big find
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Annexation proposal could foster sprawl
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Parks budget reeling from lack of interest
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2008
Kansas set to receive $11 million from feds
Hays Daily News, 2/25/2008

Amy Bickel
Eagles have landed at reservoir
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Test results for CWD are negative
Hays Daily News, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Sudekum Fisher
Wind farms could interfere with rare whooping cranes' migration path, habitat
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Wichita continue attack on feral hogs
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Cory Smith
Otter spotted in wetlands waters
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2008
Mary Clarkin
KDOT policy turns roadside into deer gravesite
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Commission to vote on deer changes Thursday
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Edie Hall
A verdict most fowl
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Special to The Daily Union
Access site donated
Junction City Daily Union, 3/11/2008
Edie Hall
Hutchinson battles growing pigeon problem
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2008
Michael Pearce
Soldiers take Kansas hunters education program overseas
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2008
KDWP Reports
Commission OKs changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2008
Amy Bickel
Eagles cluster at Marion Reservoir
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2008
Amy Bickel
Kansas officials move to eradicate wild hogs
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
Arch traffic eliminated in plans to expand zoo
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2008

Jason Probst
Bring on the RVs
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Pam Martin
First large-scale Kansas deer study takes place at Quivira Refuge
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2008
Associated Press
Deer study taking place at Quivira
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Amy Bickel
Pelt renews mountain lion debate
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Mountain lion killed in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Kansas mountain lion puzzling
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2008
Associated Press
Mountain lion killed in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2008
Special to The Daily Union
Birding festival organizers meet with house group
Junction City Daily Union, 3/27/2008
Michael Pearce
Mountain lions are everywhere! (Except in Kansas)
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Marc Murrell
Lion killed in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2008
Associated Press
Bison park may get new fence, pair of calves
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kevin Flaherty
New fence, bison calves could be headed to wildlife area
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2008
Matt Campbell
Answers sought in dog's decapitation
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2008
Edie Hall
Delays in park project frustrating officials
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
'This bear will be missed'
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2008
The News Staff
Web talk: The great mountain lion debate rages on
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2008
Scott Rothschild
Kansas constitution plan would add hunting, fishing to Bill of Rights
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2008
Jim Sullinger
Hunting rights bill snags a win
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2008
Dion Lefler
House approves two constitutional amendments
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
J-W Editorials

Right to hunt [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2008

Michael Pearce
Governor will miss annual turkey hunt
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana
Pit bull case to test new ordinance
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2008 [Newsbank article]
Connie Chapman
Spread the word on a misguided proposal in Johnson County
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2008
Animal control [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Commission to vote on changes in deer seasons
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Amy Bickel
Calls stream in on cougar sightings
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Change in bird dates receives backing
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce and Beccy Tanner
Booming birds face bust times
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Beccy Tanner
Students crusaded for state reptile
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Diane McCartney
Foster care program helps pets of abused
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Trewyn
Proposed animal diseases research is safe and secure
Kansas City Star, 5/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Bob Johnson
Animals seized in LaHarpe
Iola Register, 5/2/2008
Steve Fry and Bill Hummell
Officer fatally shots pit bulls
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2008
Mike Hall
Officials offer tips to deal with critters
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2008

Jason Probst

'Geocaching' at state parks
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jason Probst

KDWP announces Kansas State Trails plan
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
JEDO to mull money for Heartland Park
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2008
Kevin Flaherty
Bison Wildlife area welcomes baby heifer
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Turkey going cold
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Pearce
Cheyenne starts long recovery
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Diane Carroll
Trapping of coyotes gets Leawood OK
Kansas City Star, 5/21/2008



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