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MDC seeks public input on Saline County conservation area

SALINE COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians.  A draft management plan for Blue Lick Conservation Area is available for public review through Aug. 31. To preview this draft management plan and share comments online, visit www.mdc.mo.gov/areaplans

MDC seeks public input on Osage County conservation area

OSAGE COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians.  A draft management plan for Ben Branch Lake Conservation Area (CA) is available for public review through Aug. 31. To preview this draft management plan and share comments online, visit www.mdc.mo.gov/areaplans

MDC seeks public input on Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area near Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians.  A draft management plan for Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area is available for public review through Aug. 31. To preview this draft management plan and share comments online, visit www.mdc.mo.gov/areaplans

Birding sites in central and southeast added to Great Missouri Birding Trail website

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages beginner and seasoned birders to discover nature by exploring the “best of the best” places to birdwatch around Missouri.  Finding them is as easy as going online to the new website, Great Missouri Birding Trail, at greatmissouribirdingtrail.com.

Central and Southeast Trail portions have recently been added to the website for additional birding site options.

MDC Runge Nature Center to host free archery lessons

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – The Missouri Department of Conservation’s Runge Conservation Nature Center invites teens and women to develop their archery skills at a free event on Thursday, Aug. 11. The teen lesson, for ages 13-17 years, runs from 9 a.m. to noon with the women’s portion held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. that same day.

MDC invites youth to dove clinic and hunt at Prairie Fork Conservation Area Sept. 2-3

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will partner with the National Wild Turkey Federation to introduce youth to dove hunting basics at a free clinic and hunt on opening weekend of the 2016 dove season. 

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