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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.

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Catfish Stocked at Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex

Catfish Stocked at Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex

More than 400 channel catfish were stocked in lakes at the Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex in Liberty on Tuesday, Sept. 30. These catfish were released by Annie Gleckler, an MDC fisheries resource assistant. Almost 85,000 channel catfish raised at MDC's Lost Valley Hatchery in Warsaw were stocked recently in various community lakes in Missouri.

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Catfish Tacos

Catfish Tacos

Catfish tacos are among the game and fish recipes in the MDC cookbook, "Cooking Wild in Missouri." The cookbook is available for sale at MDC nature centers and offices. Similar cooking recipes for wild game and fish will be demonstrated in free classes taught by noted Kansas City area chefs this autumn at MDC's Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center. For information or to register, call 816-759-7300.

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Family Outdoors Day at Reed Area

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with MDC

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Reed Memorial Wildlife Area hosts Family Outdoors Day

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

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Photo of a celestial lily, or prairie pleatleaf iris, in bloom.

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

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.

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champion cottonwood plaque

champion cottonwood plaque

Kansas City Forester Kevin Lapointe (left) accepts a Missouri State Champion Tree plaque for the eastern cottonwood behind them from MDC Urban Forester Chuck Conner. The mammoth cottonwood tree grows on the disc golf course at Kessler Park in northeast Kansas City near Cliff Drive.

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channel catfish

channel catfish

More than 85,000 channel catfish were stocked in community lakes this week by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The autumn stocking of young catfish reared in MDC’s Lost Valley Hatchery gives the fish a chance to grow during winter and be ready for anglers when spring raises fishing fevers.

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channel catfish

Channel catfish from MDC hatcheries stocked for anglers

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