Ozark

Kids' Fishing Day scheduled for Montauk State Park

LICKING, Mo. – Young anglers will have opportunities to catch fish and learn about fishing at Montauk State Park's Kids' Fishing Day. This event will be held 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, at Montauk State Park. The event is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

MDC uses computer and satellite technology for deer study

King City, Mo. – Biologists for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) are learning more about white-tailed deer survival, reproduction and movement as a five-year study progresses. The new study utilizes computer, telemetry and satellite technology to track deer in partnership with researchers at the University of Missouri at Columbia (UMC).

MDC seeks public input for Peck Ranch Conservation Area

WINONA, 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 management plan for Peck Ranch Conservation Area is available from MDC for public review during April. To preview the draft plan and to provide comment, visit mdc.mo.gov/areaplans.

MDC seeks public input for White River Trace Conservation Area

DENT COUNTY, 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 management plan for White River Trace Conservation Area is available for public review during April. To preview the draft plan and to provide comment, visit mdc.mo.gov/areaplans.

Refuge part of MDC's Peck Ranch Area to close temporarily

VAN BUREN, Mo. – Ensuring the population stability of a popular wildlife resident is the primary reason behind the upcoming closure of the refuge area at the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Peck Ranch Conservation Area.

Take a step back in time at MDC Twin Pines Heritage Day April 11

WINONA, Mo. -- Step back in time at the eighth annual Heritage Day at the Missouri Department of Conservation's Twin Pines Conservation Education Center in Winona on Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free family event celebrates the heritage and resources of the Missouri Ozarks. Join the staff and volunteers of Twin Pines as they offer a taste of life in the Ozarks from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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