This much-maligned member of the dog family does a great service to the ecosystem by helping to hold populations of rabbits and mice in check. In addition, their yips and barks add auditory excitement to rural nights.
The Missouri Department of Conservation is hosting a Coyote Calling and Predator Hunting Basics workshop from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, at the MDC Central Regional Office, 3500 East Gans Road in Columbia.
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.