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Join MDC for an Evening with Wildlife in Macon

MACON, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites you to discover nature and spend an evening with wildlife from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in the gymnasium at Macon High School. All parts of the event are free and open to the public.

2014 Northeast Region Stream Accesses Less than 40 Acres Area Management Plan

Northeast Region Streams Accessess less than 40 acres consists of 15 water accesses in the Northeast Region: Archangel Access, Ashley Access, Calumet Creek Access, Elmer A. Cook Memorial Access, Fabius Chute Access, Fort Pike Access, Hamburg Ferry Access, Henry Truitt Access, Hunnewell Access, Indian Camp Access, Mullanix Ford Access, Paris Access, Robert H. Thompson Conservation Area, Rocky Ford Access and Santa Fe Access.

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop Feb. 15 in Clark County

KAHOKA, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is hosting a workshop for landowners on 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 Feb. 15 at Steve’s Family Dining restaurant, 117 N Morgan St. in Kahoka. The workshop is free, however pre-registration is required by Feb. 10.

MDC to host Eagle Days in Clarksville Jan 25 and 26

CLARKSVILLE, Mo. — Every winter, the Show-Me state welcomes record numbers of bald eagles and boasts some of the most plentiful viewing areas in all of the lower 48 states. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages eagle-lovers of all ages to discover nature and get outdoors to view our nation’s symbol at the annual Eagle Days event at Lock & Dam 24 at Clarksville on Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MDC seeking public input for Griffith Memorial Conservation Area

NEW CAMBRIA, 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 Griffith Memorial Conservation Area (CA) is available for public review from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31.

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

MDC seeking public input for Bee Hollow Conservation Area

MACON, 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 Bee Hollow Conservation Area is available for public review from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31.

Holiday nature crafting with MDC in Kirksville

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 Dec. 11. The event is free, but pre-registration is required by Dec. 10.

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

MDC to host deer processing class in Kirksville

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Processing a deer after you have harvested one is a great way to save money and achieve personal satisfaction. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host a deer processing workshop at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville on Dec. 9 from 6–9 p.m. There is no cost for the program, but pre-registration is required.

The workshop will cover the process of harvesting a deer from the field to the freezer including skinning, quartering and the various cuts of meat. All necessary equipment will be provided.

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