Long valued as a medicinal plant, ginseng is an annual crop in the United States and Canada valued in excess of $25 million, but overzealous collection is causing serious concern about the survival of American ginseng in the forest ecosystem.
Peter Noble shares his experience as a summer Forestry Division intern and the feeling of satisfaction knowing he has helped MDC meet its goals of managing Missouri's forests, fish and wildlife in the Ozarks Region.
Local National Wild Turkey Federation's Current River Callers team up with Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation and Hunter Education Instructors to provide much-needed demonstration firearms for area youth.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.