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A New Mattress for Shannon County Stream Bed

A mattress in a stream? You bet! MDC partners with Shannon County and Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation to install a new articulating concrete mattress stream crossing on Mahan Creek, providing stability and improving water quality. A new solution to an old problem.

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Bow Hunting

A New, Old Way to Hunt

Whether you’re looking for a new challenge or just an escape from the tree-stand, hunting from the ground can add all new elements to your hunt.

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A Work in Progress: Restoring Private Land

With the help of Private Land Conservationist Don Foerster, local landowners develop a management plan for the future after a denuding timber harvest. Although they are now putting their time and hearts into restoring a favorite recreation spot, using best management practices and following a plan will allow a sustainable harvest and healthy forests, and keep Missouri a great place to hunt and fish.

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ADA Archery Range Open At Twin Pines

Opening a new ADA archery range and new opportunities for area archers.

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Agent Henry with UBM Agent of Year Award

Agent Henry with UBM Agent of Year Award

MDC Douglas County Conservation Agent Mark Henry received the prestigious United Bowhunters of Missouri Agent of the Year Award for 2012.

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Agents Emery and Baldridge help area youth understand their job as an agent

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Agents Justin Emery and David Baldridge meet with area families to help them determine if a career as an agent is right for them.

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American Bald Eagle perched near Mill Creek at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

American Bald Eagle perched near Mill Creek at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

American Bald Eagle perched near Mill Creek at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

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American Eel

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The American eel is considered an uncommon catch by Missouri sport anglers. This species is known to take natural baits and rarely takes artificial baits.

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American Ginseng Berries

Unlimited harvests have made ginseng decline or disappear in many places. The ginseng trade is regulated internationally and under the Missouri Wildlife Code, with an official collecting season (usually Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, when fruits are on the plants). Diggers can help by squeezing the seeds from fruits into the hole left after the root is excavated.

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