Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks &amp; Tourism Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:52:21 GMT The World’s Largest Electric Shovel: Big Brutus http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Big-Brutus.jpg'/><br/>Big Brutus is big by the numbers. The 1850-B electric shovel is the largest in the world. With a working weight of about 11 million pounds and a boom that stretches up over the height of a ... Tue, 23 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/ 'Blown Away' by Fort Larned National Historic Site http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/29/-Blown-Away-by-Fort-Larned-National-Historic-Site/2082/ A Faces &amp; Places Roadie BlogWhen I mentioned I would be traveling to Fort Larned National Historic Site as part of the 2012 Faces &amp; Places Tour, my six-year-old son Charlie, a budding ... Tue, 29 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/29/-Blown-Away-by-Fort-Larned-National-Historic-Site/2082/ Kansas Hunter’s Education http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/15/Kansas-Hunter-s-Education/1825/ One of the first times that I had the opportunity to go pheasant hunting with a large group of people was late in the season, and I don&rsquo;t think ... Thu, 15 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/15/Kansas-Hunter-s-Education/1825/ Win a women's weekend in the Kansas outdoors http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/9/Win-a-women-s-weekend-in-the-Kansas-outdoors/1718/ Dust off the map, break out the fishing pole, and slip on your boots. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is gearing up for its annual “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” weekend, and you ... Thu, 09 Feb 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/9/Win-a-women-s-weekend-in-the-Kansas-outdoors/1718/