Crawford County Conservation Agent Tim Tallent (left) accepts the 2012 Outstanding Conservation Agent of Missouri award from MDC Protection Division Chief Larry Yamnitz. Tallent was selected for the honor from among 200 agents throughout the state for his exemplary performance on the job.
Arrows flew all day as almost 1,200 student archers competed at the 2012 MoNASP state tournament at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Winners and those with qualifying scores advanced to the national tournament.
Julie Thompson holds her 2013 Arbor Day Poster Contest Award as she stands beside her winning poster with her parents, Alice and Cliff Thompson (left), her fifth grade teacher Amanda Hill, and MDC Forestry Management Chief Mike Hoffmann.
After a statewide search, a 36-foot tall Colorado spruce from the St. Louis area was selected by MDC as the holiday tree to display at the governor's mansion. The tree belongs to St. Peters residents Floetta and Jose Carrera. The couple donated the tree from their front yard.
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.