Kansas wildlife commission to meet Aug. 10 at Cheney State Park

KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM

Big game and turkey regulations and an update on current Kansas Walleye Initiative efforts will be among topics discussed Aug. 10 at the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission’s public meeting at Cheney State Park.

 

The afternoon session will begin at 1 p.m. at Ninnescah Sailing Club and will begin with a report on the agency and the state’s fiscal status and an update of the legislative session. General discussion will focus on a review of big game regulations, an update on the Tourism branch of the KDWPT, review of the Mined Land Wildlife Area project and an update on the walleye conservation plan introduced last year. The afternoon session will recess at 5 p.m. before resuming at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

The workshop session will include reviews of turkey regulations for 2018, park regulations, fees for privately-owned cabin permits, boat registration fees, license expiration dates and regulations regarding threatened and endangered species.

The workshop session will continue into the evening session, with a review of fishing regulations.

Live video and audio streaming of the meeting will be available at ksoutdoors.com. If notified in advance, the department will have an interpreter available for the hearing impaired. To request an interpreter, call the Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at 1 (800) 432-0698. Any individual with a disability may request other accommodations by contacting the KDWPT Commission secretary at (620) 672-5911.

No items will be voted upon at this meeting.

The commission won’t meet in September, with the next scheduled meeting slated for Oct. 19 at the Bryan Conference Center, 101 S. Main in Scott City.

 

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