July 2011

Powder Valley Nature Center to feature outdoor family movie night

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As part of its year-long 20th anniversary celebration, Powder Valley will feature a special outside showing of Fly Away Home on Friday, July 15, 8- 10 p.m. More

Columbia to host national trappers’ convention Aug. 4–7

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National Fur Trappers Association’s 52nd annual convention will be held in Columbia Aug. 4 through 7. More

Portion of MDC’s Peck Ranch refuge area reopens for elk driving tours

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Elk at peck ranch
Elk viewing may be limited. Loop offers best opportunities. Other refuge areas remain restricted. More

Cape Girardeau Nature Center offers women’s frog-gigging clinic

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Bullfrog
Some lucky southeast Missouri women will learn to gig frogs at a free event offered by the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. More

New tests find no zebra mussels at Pomme de Terre Lake

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Photo of zebra mussels.
Boaters and anglers play critical roles in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. More

MDC announces deer-hunting regulation changes

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Photo of a family deer hunting
Early youth portion later this year. Unlimited antlerless permits available in more counties. More

Grants available from MDC for loggers and landowners

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Loggers and landowners can both benefit from new MDC pilot cost-share incentive program. More

Conservation Commission sets dove and other early migratory bird seasons

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This year’s seasons for doves, teal, rails, snipe and woodcock are the same as last year’s. More