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MDC to offer Missouri Master Naturalist class in Sedalia

Sedalia, Mo. – Missouri Master Naturalists mix science with service. They are valuable volunteers who work on conservation projects and they help the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) connect people with nature.

Learn archery with MDC's free training programs

Kansas City, Mo. – Archery's ancient skills are finding modern roles. The bow and arrow once signified survival. Today, archery is still used in hunting and plays a role in food gathering, especially deer hunting. But also, target archery is growing in popularity. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) offers training and shooting ranges that makes the ancient art accessible to anyone.

MDC seeks public input for Bridger Conservation Area plan

Blue Springs, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. MDC is in the multi-year process of updating management plans for conservation areas and invites public comments.

Draft plans for the Jim Bridger Urban Conservation Area in Jackson County will be available for public comment through July 31. To preview draft management plans and share comments online, visit mdc.mo.gov/areaplans.

MDC seeks public input for Platte Falls Conservation Area

Platte City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. MDC is in the multi-year process of updating management plans for conservation areas and invites public comments.

MDC seeks public input for conservation area plans

Warsaw, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. MDC is in the multi-year process of updating management plans for the Brickley Hollow Conservation Area, Granny's Acres Conservation Area, Edmonson Access and the Mount Hulda Tower Site. All four areas are in Benton County and will be available for public comment through July 31.

MDC hosts Discover Nature Field Day for KC youths

Kansas City, Mo. – They touched snakes, petted turtles, caught fish, and sent an arrow into a bullseye. Youths attending the kickoff on Tuesday, June 23, for the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) annual Discover Nature Field Day connected with nature and learned outdoor skills. This annual event at the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area is a cooperative partnership between MDC and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City.

MDC to host volunteer training for Discover Nature Fishing

Clinton, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Discover Nature Fishing Program connects families with the outdoors. MDC is seeking volunteers in the Clinton and Warsaw areas to help teach the program. A training session for volunteers will be held 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, at the MDC Clinton Office, 2010 South Second Street.

MDC to host Master Naturalist class orientation in Sedalia

Sedalia, Mo. – The Hi Lonesome Chapter of Missouri Master Naturalists will hold an orientation for upcoming training classes 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, at the Discovery Room on the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia. The Discovery Room is at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) display area at the Fairgrounds.

MDC Discover Nature Girls Camp a summer success

Chilhowee, Mo. – They caught fish, paddled canoes, zinged arrows into targets and cheered when fellow campers plinked the bullseye with a pellet gun. Thirty campers sampled recreation and nature in the great outdoors at Discover Nature Girls Camp June 16-18 at Camp Palestine in Johnson County, Mo. The camp was hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation's Protection Division staff in the Kansas City Region.

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