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MDC hosts WET workshop for teachers in Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in partnership with Missouri State University, will host a Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) workshop in Hannibal, 8965 Highway 36, Suite 1, on July 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Project WET is an environmental education program designed for children from kindergarten through grade 12. The Project WET workshop will provide interdisciplinary instructional activities for teachers, natural resource professionals, park and nature center staff, and youth group leaders.

MDC offers private landowners payments for public access

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A new program offered by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer payments to private landowners for public access for hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing. The voluntary Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program (MRAP) also offers financial incentives for wildlife habitat improvement on enrolled lands. The program primarily focuses on enrolling lands in northern Missouri, where public access opportunities are generally more limited.

Discover nature with MDC at Catfish Camp Aug. 6-7

HANNIBAL, Mo. — Join the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for an exciting catfishing experience on the Mississippi River. MDC invites families to discover nature at a free, two-day catfish camp. The event begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6 at Ted Shanks Conservation Area with presentations on catfish biology, regulations, and fishing. Participants will spend Saturday evening on the river setting lines and will check the lines Sunday morning. Camping and pole-and-line fishing will be available Saturday evening for those interested.

MDC seeks public input on Dupont Reservation and Edward Anderson Conservation Areas

HANNIBAL, Mo.— The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. Currently, the Department requests input on Dupont Reservation and Edward Anderson conservation areas in Pike and Ralls counties.  

2017 Spring Creek Watershed Priority Geography Public Land Management Plan

The Spring Creek Watershed Priority Geography Public Land includes the Dark Hollow Natural Area (315 acres), Morris Prairie Conservation Area (167 acres), Shoemaker Conservation Area (259 acres) and Union Ridge Conservation Area (8,111).

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