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MDC seeks ideas about future management of Bootleg Access

Potosi, 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. Bootleg Access in Washington County is among the areas under review.

MDC teams up with St. Charles City-County Library Foundation for Storybook Walk

Wentzville, Mo. — Getting kids outdoors is not only a great way to help them discover nature; it can be a great way to help them discover reading too.

MDC seeks ideas about future management of Hughes Mountain Natural Area

Potosi, 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. Hughes Mountain Natural Area in Washington County is among the areas under review. 

MDC seeks ideas about future management of the Upper Mississippi Conservation Area

West Alton, 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.

MDC seeks to buy white oak acorns at Rockwoods Reservation Oct. 6

Wildwood, Mo. — A few white oak trees and some baskets can earn those willing to spend a little time outdoors a bit of extra money.

The Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) George O. White State Nursery will be purchasing white oak acorns for $0.40 per pound on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Rockwoods Reservation, 2751 Glencoe Road in Wildwood. Interested collectors must contact the Rockwoods Reservation office prior to collecting at 636-458-2236 for important information. Seed will only be purchased if collected correctly.

MDC hosts open house on proposed smallmouth and rock bass regs changes at Powder Valley Nature Center

KIRKWOOD, Mo. – In an effort to work with Missourians to improve the fishery for smallmouth and rock bass, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is seeking public input on a number of potential regulations changes it is proposing.
To help do so, MDC is hosting an open house at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center Thursday, Oct. 8, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Staff will be on hand to provide more information, answer questions, and get public comments on the proposed changes. The Department invites anglers and others to stop any time during the two-hour period.

CANCELLED 10/1/15 -- MDC hosting presentation on CWD at Powder Valley Nature Center Oct. 2

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED ON 10/1/15 DUE TO LACK OF PREREGISTRATION.

KIRKWOOD, Mo. — What's all the fuss about CWD? How can it impact Missouri's wild deer? What do you need to know? Find out the facts about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) at a special Chronic Wasting Disease and Urban Deer Population Management program at the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center. The program is Friday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.

MDC welcomes champion caller Keith Wahlig to Jay Henges Range for youth deer calling and scent clinic

High Ridge, Mo. — As a hunter, have you ever wished you could talk to and understand deer? Whitetail deer have their own "language," and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering aspiring hunters the chance to learn to understand it.

MDC welcomes Knight & Hale Pro Staffer and Champion Caller Keith Wahlig for a Youth Deer Calling and Scent Use Clinic. The clinic takes place Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at MDC's Jay Henges Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center in High Ridge. The event is free and geared to youths age 6 to 15.

MDC names Adams Logging of Steelville St. Louis Region Logger of the Year

Steelville, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has named Adams Logging of Steelville as the St. Louis Regional Logger of the Year.

Adams Logging is a family-owned company managed by Nick Adams. Adams began his logging career working for his father, Larry Adams. Adams and his crew have completed the Missouri Forest Products Association Professional Timber Harvester Training and are current with their qualifications.

CANCELLED 10/2/15: MDC hosts Wetland Field Day Oct. 3 at B.K. Leach Conservation Area

Elsberry, Mo. — (This event has been cancelled on 10/2/15 due to lack of preregistrations.) The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is holding a Wetland Field Day Saturday, Oct. 3, at B.K. Leach Conservation Area in Lincoln County. This free event will give the public a chance to learn why these habitats are so important, how MDC manages them, and most importantly, the opportunity to explore a wetland first hand.

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