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Extension Wildlife Management

K-State Extension Wildlife Management

You will find information about common wildlife animals in Kansas and how to control them safely. While wildlife can be a nuisance and damage property, they can be managed for safe interaction between people and the animal. Information is also available about managing wildlife habitats. "How to" videos are also available to learn how to set traps, transport trapped animals, and safely release trapped animals.

Wildlife Species

Wildlife Habitats


The 2019 Kansas Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Contest for Kansas youth will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Manhattan. The ecoregion for contestants to study is Great Plains Grassland-Tallgrass/Mixed Prairie, which can be found in the WHEP manual. For more information, contact Charlie Lee at clee@ksu.edu or 785-532-5734.

Outbound Kansas

K-State Radio NetworkEach week, K-State Research and Extension wildlife specialist Charlie Lee joins Eric Atkinson, agriculture director for the K-State Radio Network, to discuss a wide variety of wildlife issues of interest to farmers, ranchers, hunters, and wildlife enthusiasts of all kinds. Listen to Outbound Kansas!

Wildlife Habitat Education Program

Manual for Youth Wildlife contests

Nuisance Wildlife Damage Control

Training Manual

Wildlife Resources