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MDC hosting Discover Nature Schools back-to-school teacher training in Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. –The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites teachers interested in improving conservation education in their classrooms and home-schools to attend an upcoming free training class on Aug. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the MDC Hannibal Office, 8965 Hwy 36.

Discover nature with MDC at catfish camp in Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages families to discover nature by catfishing. Families are invited to a two-day catfish camp at Ted Shanks Conservation Area (CA). The camp begins at 1 p.m. on Aug. 22 with presentations on catfish biology and regulations. Participants will spend Saturday evening on the Mississippi River setting lines, and will check the lines Sunday morning. Camping and fishing are available Saturday evening for those who are interested.

MDC seeks public input Ruby Clark Willingham Memorial Wildlife Area

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians. A draft plan for the Ruby Clark Willingham Memorial Wildlife Area is available for public review from July 1 to July 31.

To preview the draft management plan and to share comments online, visit mdc.mo.gov/node/19563.

MDC seeks public input for Elmslie Memorial Conservation Area

HANNIBAL, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians. A draft plan for Elmslie Memorial Conservation Area (CA)is available for public review from July 1 to July 31.

MDC seeks public input for the Northeast Region Stream Accesses Management Plan

HANNIBAL, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians. A draft plan for the Northeast Region Stream Accesses is available for public review from July 1 to July 31.

To preview the draft management plan and to share comments online, visit mdc.mo.gov/node/19563.

MDC urges reducing firewood movement

UNIONVILLE, Mo. -- Missouri's northern borders continue to be on the front lines of stopping the spread of invasive tree pests. In early June, the emerald ash borer (EAB) was found in Davis County, Iowa, near the town of Bloomfield, which is less than 20 miles from the Missouri border. EAB, which kills ash trees with its tunneling under bark, has been found in 24 counties in Iowa and 11 counties, plus the City of St. Louis, in Missouri. Many invasive forest pests threaten to enter Missouri and cause serious damage to our forests and ornamental trees.

2016 Northeast Region Stream Accesses Greater than 40 Acres Management Plan

This plan covers 13 public stream accesses greater than 40 acres in the Northeast Region. Accesses included in this plan are the Black Hawk Access, Callahan Mound Access, Cedar Bluff Access, Dodd Access, Dunn Ford Access, McPike Access, Mound View Access, Soulard Access, Sunnyside School Access, Sunrise Access, Tolona Access, White Oak Bend Access and Woodlawn Access.

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