Bear Hunters:  The 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears opens Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549 AFTER 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met. Go here for info about checking bears


Kentucky Afield Outdoor 2014 Calendar CoverKentucky Afield calendars are not sold in stores. They are included with the price of a Kentucky Afield magazine subscription. Calendars are mailed once a year to current subscribers. They are not mailed out as a subscription is received. Subscriptions must be current on Nov. 15 for guaranteed delivery of the calendar with the regular mail-out. Subscriptions received after Nov. 15 could miss the mailing deadline. Subscribers who miss the mailing deadline will not receive a calendar with the regular mail-out until December 2015.

Kentucky Afield magazine subscriptions, available for $10 a year, make great gifts. Kentucky Afield, the official magazine of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is a family-friendly publication which emphasizes skill building and enjoyment of the great outdoors. It's a great and inexpensive choice for the grandchildren on your list – or for yourself.