Landowner stewardship workshop April 18


The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), in cooperation with the K-16 Chapter of Quail Forever, Kansas Forest Service and the Jefferson County Conservation District, will host a Landowner Stewardship Workshop Saturday, April 18. The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. at the Perry Wildlife Area, 7760 174th St., Valley Falls. Private landowners interested in improving and managing wildlife habitat are encouraged to attend.

Attendees will be presented with information and demonstrations regarding pond and woodland management, quail and rabbit habitat, wetland habitat basics and big game management.

Natural resource professionals will discuss technical and cost-sharing assistance available to landowners through state programs, as well as the Federal Farm Bill. If weather permits, a small prescribed burn will be conducted. Attendees should dress appropriately for outdoor activities. Lunch will be provided by K-16 Quail Forever.

Admission is free, but registration is required by April 15. For more information, or to register, contact KDWPT wildlife biologist Tyler Warner at (785) 945-6615, or by e-mail at