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Canoeing is a great way to explore Missouri’s 57,000 miles of navigable streams. More

Carolina Larkspur (Prairie Larkspur)

Photo of Carolina larkspur plants with flowers
Delphinium carolinianum
Small blue, lavender, or white flowers shaped like cornucopias dance along the tall stems of this Carolina larkspur, which grows in prairies and grasslands. More

Cast and Blast

cast and blast
Cast and Blast helps people with disabilities fish, try out target archery or fire pellet rifles and is hosted by the MDC and The Whole Person, an organization in Kansas City that helps people with disabilities live independent lives. More

Celebrate nature at MDC El Dorado Springs Office open house Dec. 10


Celestial Lily (Prairie Iris; Prairie Pleatleaf; Prairie Celestial)

Photo of a celestial lily, or prairie pleatleaf iris, in bloom.
Nemastylis geminiflora
Celestial lily, in the iris family, blooms only in the morning. Its showy, lavender-blue flowers shine like six-pointed stars on glades and prairies in southern Missouri and the eastern Ozarks. More

Cheating charge filed against bass tourney entrant

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Warsaw man faces felony charge of attempt to steal by deceit for allegedly trying to weigh in fish at a bass tournament that he caught before the tournament began. More

Chinese Mystery Snail

Cipangopaludina chinensis malleata
The Chinese mystery snail is an invasive species quickly taking over urban waters throughout the state. These Asian snails are popular with aquarium hobbyists, and some people appreciate them as food. More

Climbing Milkweed

Photo of climbing milkweed flowers and leaves.
Matelea decipiens
The brown, starlike, spreading flowers of climbing milkweed differ from those of other milkweeds, but milky sap, warty pods with silk-tasseled seeds, and the structures in the center of the flowers show its true alliance. More

Commissioners and director dedicate new Kansas City Regional Office

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KC Regional Office Ribboncutting
Members of the Missouri Conservation Commission and the director of the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on Monday (June 13) dedicated the new MDC Kansas City regional office and headquarters for the James A. Reed Memorial Conservation Area. More