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Missouri Stream Team helps sponsor River des Peres Trash Bash Oct. 24

St. LOUIS, Mo. – Missouri Stream Team will be pitching in to help put on the thirteenth-annual River des Peres Trash Bash Saturday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Their goal is to enhance neighborhoods by helping to improve water quality in the area. Along with Stream Team, four other sponsors are partnering to put on the family friendly event. They include the Great Rivers Greenway District (GRG), the River des Peres Watershed Coalition, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, and the City of St. Louis.

Zombies are Back! — MDC offers unique outdoor survival program

St. Charles, Mo. — It seems you just can't keep a good zombie down. After last year's enormous success, Survival Skills 101: Zombies! returns to the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles.

What if there was a zombie apocalypse? Would you be ready? Do you have the skills to survive? Or what if you just found yourself having to spend an unplanned night in the outdoors someday? Either way, MDC naturalist staff can prepare you.

MDC’s Powder Valley Nature Center to host Explore the Outdoors event Oct. 24

Kirkwood, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) are partnering to bring a special event to the St. Louis area. "Explore the Outdoors" will take place Saturday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the nature center. This regional event will help acquaint St. Louis residents with outdoor opportunities in the area.

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.

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