The Kansas BHA Podcast
Kansas Backcountry Hunters and Anglers presents the Kansas BHA Podcast. An entertaining show about all things related to the preservation of the wild being wild.
info_outline Episode 7 - Friends of the Kaw 01/15/2020
Episode 7 - Friends of the Kaw Lawrence, Kansas. Are you interested in learning a little more about one of the last wild places in Kansas? In this episode we visit with the Kansas River Keeper, Dawn Buehler. Her title is a matter of fact type title that tells her story. Dawn is Executive Director of Friends of the Kaw and she looks after all 173 miles of the Kansas River from Junction City to Kansas City. Join us as we learn more about Friends of the Kaw, the Kansas River and then plan your next adventure on the Kansas River.
info_outline Episode 6 - BHA Kansas Year in Review 01/01/2020
Episode 6 - BHA Kansas Year in Review Topeka, Kansas. Kurt Ratzlaff, KS BHA Board Chair, and Jeff Hancock, KS BHA Board Member; discuss some of this past year's accomplishments by KS BHA and things to look for in the new year from KS BHA. Happy New Year!
info_outline Episode 5 - The Bear Skull Girls 12/18/2019
Episode 5 - The Bear Skull Girls Goddard, Kansas. Grizzly bears in Kansas? In this episode we visit with Ashley Watt. This fall Ashley and her sister Erin were kayaking on the Arkansas River and found a grizzly bear, well sort of. They found a fossilizing grizzly bear skull, the most intact ever found in Kansas. Listen to Ashley describe their find and the adventure of that day that her and Erin will never forget.
info_outline Episode 4 - The Ringneck Classic 12/04/2019
Episode 4 - The Ringneck Classic Colby, Kansas. It was a late night after a long day at the Ringneck Classic when we sat down with John Gale, Conservation Director at Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and Evan Rodgers, Private Land Conservationist in Northwest Kansas for Pheasants Forever. We talk BHA, PF and some of the common ground both organizations have.
info_outline Episode 3 - Water 11/15/2019
Episode 3 - Water Lawrence, Kansas. Mark Twain once said, “Whiskey is for Drinking & Water is for Fighting”. If you listen to this episode with Rex Buchanan, Director Emeritus of the Kansas Geological Survey, you’ll get a feel for why that fight exists from various perspectives. We also discuss the historical impact of water on public land places in Kansas like Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, Cheyenne Bottoms, and The Cimarron National Grasslands.
info_outline Episode 2 - Kansas Game Wardens 10/15/2019
Episode 2 - Kansas Game Wardens Manhattan, Kansas. In this episode we visit with Kansas Game Wardens Jacob Greene and Jacob Spear about a variety of topics including: what it takes to be a Kansas Game Warden, fish shrinkage, and retrieving game on private property. Have a listen, learn something, and enjoy a good laugh along the way.
info_outline Episode 1 - What Will the KS Uplands Bring This Season 09/20/2019
Episode 1 - What Will the KS Uplands Bring This Season Hays, Kansas. In this episode we visit with Jeff Prendergast, KDWPT Small Game Biologist, who focuses on our pheasant and quail hunting populations in Kansas. We talk about quail and pheasant hunting in Kansas, fox tail, habitat, the 2019 bird forecast, how bird forecast are assembled, shared secrets of success, and biologist shadow hunters.