A Hundred-Year Ozarks Forest Study

Long-term studies like the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project help natural-resource managers make decisions based on sound science, benefitting more than the trees. More

2010 Firearms Deer Season Now in the Books

A good acorn crop resulted in fewer deer harvested this year, but there may be a silver lining in next year's harvest. More

Area Youth to Benefit from Education Firearms Purchase

Local National Wild Turkey Federation's Current River Callers team up with Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation and Hunter Education Instructors to provide much-needed demonstration firearms for area youth. More

A Work in Progress: Restoring Private Land

With the help of Private Land Conservationist Don Foerster, local landowners develop a management plan for the future after a denuding timber harvest. Although they are now putting their time and hearts into restoring a favorite recreation spot, using best management practices and following a plan will allow a sustainable harvest and healthy forests, and keep Missouri a great place to hunt and fish. More
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Falling into Ozarks History

Looking out for the future is just one more reason that Ozarkers can be proud of their heritage. More

Fall Colors in the Ozarks

ADA Archery Range Open At Twin Pines

Opening a new ADA archery range and new opportunities for area archers. More

No Skunk Left Behind

Wondering what to do about the skunk that has taken up residence under the barn? MDC can offer some advice. More

Time for Squirrels to Start Cuttin’ Hickory Nuts

Just about the time kids head back to school, it's time to head to the nearest hickory tree for some squirrel huntin'. More

What Is the Pine Needle?

The Pine Needle helps citizens in the Missouri Ozarks counties of Shannon, Carter, and Ripley keep informed on conservation issues close to home.   More
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