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MDC offers prescribed fire workshops in Northeast Missouri

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host prescribed-burn workshops in northeast Missouri for landowners interested in learning about prescribed burning as a method of boosting wildlife habitat and reducing less desirable plant species. MDC staff will discuss methods and techniques for implementing controlled burns, safety considerations, and proper weather conditions for conducting a burn. The workshops will also cover how to create a burn plan and time the burn based on your management objectives and landscape.

MDC pilots new program that expands public access for Missouri hunters

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – A new program piloted by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) in northeast Missouri increases outdoor recreational opportunities for Missouri hunters, anglers, and wildlife watchers. The Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program (MRAP) provides incentive payments to private landowners who volunteer to open their property for public access and recreation.

Upon enrollment, landowners select from various public access options such as:

MDC hosts holiday nature crafting event Dec. 2

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.—Do you love making handmade gifts for friends and family? Join the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville for the annual holiday nature crafting from 6 to 8 p.m. on December 2. The event is free, but pre-registration is required by December 1.

Just in time for the holidays, items to be made include ornaments, decorations and bird feeders.

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshop for preschool teachers in Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. –The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites preschool teachers interested in improving conservation education in their classrooms and home-schools to attend an upcoming free training class on December 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hannibal MDC Office. Space is limited and reservations are required by Dec. 16.

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshop for preschool teachers in Hannibal

Hannibal, Mo.-The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites preschool teachers interested in improving conservation education in their classrooms and home-schools to attend an upcoming free training class on December 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hannibal MDC Office. Space is limited and reservations are required by Dec. 2.

Help Protect Northeast MO Deer from Chronic Wasting Disease

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is asking deer hunters and landowners in northeast Missouri to help limit the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) -- a disease fatal to deer -- through some Department recommendations and regulation changes.

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshop for preschool teachers in Montgomery City

MONTGOMERY CITY, Mo. –The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites preschool teachers interested in improving conservation education in their classrooms and home-schools to attend an upcoming free training class on Nov. 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Montgomery City Library. Space is limited and reservations are required by Oct. 30.

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshop for preschool teachers in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. –The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites preschool teachers interested in improving conservation education in their classrooms and home-schools to attend an upcoming free training class on Oct. 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Clement in Bowling Green. Space is limited and reservations are required by Oct. 21.

MDC: Adair, Macon, Monroe, and Shelby counties pilot MDC Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Adair, Macon, Monroe, and Shelby counties in northeast Missouri are piloting the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Missouri Outdoor Recreational Access Program (MRAP), which offers incentives to landowners who agree to provide public recreational access on their private land.

Michael Collins named new conservation agent for Scotland County

SCOTLAND COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation has appointed Michael Collins as the new conservation agent for Scotland County. Collins is among eight new agents of the Department's agent graduate class of 2015.

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