I just wrote about Take a Child Outside Week a few days ago. Well, this is the week to celebrate the outdoors in a number of ways! Since 1972, the fourth Saturday of September has been National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Missourians have led the state’s conservation effort for generations and they continue to be conservation leaders today. This month, the Conservationist highlights Chelsey Kroese, a high school student who interned on a black bear project.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.