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MDC seeks public input for Rose Pond Conservation Area

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. MDC is in the multi-year process of updating management plans for conservation areas and invites public comments.

A draft plan for the Rose Pond Conservation Area (CA) is available for public review from April 1 to April 30. To preview the draft management plan and to share comments online, visit mdc.mo.gov/areaplans.

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey hunt April 11-12 in NEMO

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Missouri offers some of the best turkey hunting in the nation. A spring turkey hunt can be an exciting way to discover nature and enjoy Missouri's outdoors. But for some kids, they might not have a mentor to take them or even a good spot to go.

MDC offers prescribed fire workshop in Macon on March 21

Fire has been used as a land management tool by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for more than 30 years, but it isn’t as simple as dropping a match and watching it burn. To assist landowners who want to safely use prescribed fire on their own property, the MDC is hosting a workshop beginning 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 21 at the USDA office, 2108 U.S. Highway 63 in Macon. The workshop is free, but you must register by March 20.

Join MDC for an Evening with Wildlife in Bowling Green on March 18

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to discover nature and spend an Evening with Wildlife from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, at Bowling Green High School, 700 W. Adams St. in Bowling Green. All parts of the event are free and open to the public.

MDC to host open house in Kirksville on proposed deer regulation changes

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is seeking public input on proposed changes to the state's deer hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 hunting season. To help explain the proposed changes and gather public feedback, MDC will hold a public open house from 5 to 8 p.m. on March 12 at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore in Kirksville.

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop in Kirksville

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.-- Fire has been used as a land management tool by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for more than 30 years, but it isn't as simple as dropping a match and watching it burn.

To assist landowners who want to safely use prescribed fire on their own property, the MDC is hosting a workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 South Baltimore in Kirksville. The workshop is free, but you must register by March 2.

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop in Monroe County

PARIS, Mo. - Fire has been used as a land management tool by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for more than 30 years, but it isn't as simple as dropping a match and watching it burn.

To assist landowners who want to safely use prescribed fire on their own property, the MDC is hosting a workshop from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Monroe County USDA Service Center, 18771 State Highway 15 in Paris.

The workshop is free, but you must register by Feb. 19.

MDC offers prescribed fire workshop in Knox County

EDINA, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is hosting a workshop for landowners who would like to learn how to effectively and safely use prescribed fire to boost wildlife habitat and reduce less desirable plant species. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Knox County USDA Service Center, 56187 State Highway 6 in Edina.

The workshop is free, however registration is required by Jan. 30.

Discover Nature with MDC at youth rabbit hunt in Macon County

MACON, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites youth to discover nature with a youth rabbit hunt from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, at Thomas Hill Reservoir Conservation Area (CA). This program is open to youth ages 10 to 15 and their parent or adult mentor. All participants must register by Jan. 8.

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