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Evergy Green Team invites area youth to dove hunt

TOPEKA, Ks. – August 9, 2021 – Dove season is here, and the Evergy Green Team is hosting its annual youth dove hunt to kick off the season. It’s an excellent way to learn dove hunting basics, with plenty of birds flying at close range. The hunt will take place at Jeffrey Energy Center in St. Marys, KS. Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 1-3 (afternoons only) and Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 4 and 5 (mornings and afternoons.)

Youths 16 and younger may participate in the hunt. They must bring their own shotguns, be accompanied by a non-hunting adult and have a license and Harvest Information Program (HIP) stamp, if age 16. Nontoxic shells will be provided.  Local recommendations regarding masks and social distancing will be followed.

The spacious wheat and sunflower fields have been prepared to draw plenty of doves, so the action should be lively.

Hunters will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Hunts will be scheduled as requests dictate and hunting groups can be formed. To request an application, please email Shelly Gomez at  Applications are due by Wednesday, Aug. 25.

The Evergy Green Team completes an average of 60 environmental projects each year, on evenings and weekends.  They collaborate with conservation groups, agencies and schools to enhance and foster an understanding of our environment.  Up to 600 employees, retirees and their families volunteer annually.


About Evergy, Inc.
Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) serves approximately 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. We were formed in 2018 when long-term local energy providers KCP&L and Westar Energy merged. We generate nearly half the power we provide to homes and businesses with emission-free sources. We support our local communities where we live and work, and strive to meet the needs of customers through energy savings and innovative solutions.

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