MDC offers food plot workshop Aug. 28 in Alton

ALTON, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the University of Missouri Extension-Oregon County will host a food plot workshop, Friday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. The free workshop will be held at the FEMA building located on the Alton school campus.

"Now is the perfect time to plan and implement a wildlife food plot," said Marcus Asher, an MDC private land conservationist. "There's a lot of interest in improving wildlife habitat and using food plots to attract wildlife and this workshop will focus on how to do that."

MDC staff forced to euthanize nuisance black bear in Christian County

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. – On Monday, July 20, Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) staff had the unfortunate responsibility of humanely euthanizing a 250-pound, healthy, adult, male black bear that had become an ongoing nuisance and threat to a homeowner in Christian County -- because someone in the area had been feeding the animal.


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