September 2011

MDC bans porous-soled waders to help protect trout waters from invasive algae

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Photo of man holding a wad of didymo
Porous-soled waders are prime suspects in human transport of “didymo,” or “rock snot.” More

NW Missouri waterfowl areas in good shape for duck season

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Photo of mallard flock in wetlands
Duck season in the state’s north zone opens Oct. 29 and closes Dec. 27. More

MDC predicts good fall color in Ozarks

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Photo of autumn color
Weather conditions likely will result in less vivid foliage in the Bootheel and Kansas City regions. More

MDC gives $306,000 in TRIM grants for community forest improvements

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Added funds from recipients result in more than $540,000 spent on improving community trees. More

Ellington program offers info on improving forest management and harvest

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photo of Houf Pine Forest
Foresters, landowners and loggers are invited to free workshops and field days Oct. 21 and 22 on how simple changes in forest management and harvest can increase profits and protect resource. More

Learn about primitive skills at Springfield Nature Center

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Step back in time and learn about the lifestyles of the earliest humans to trek through the Ozarks at “Primitive Skills Day” on Oct. 2. More

Springfield Nature Center event highlights natural areas

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Join author of “Discover Missouri Natural Areas – A Guide to 50 Great Places.” on Thursday, Sept. 29, 7-8 p.m. as he shares his first-hand experiences. More

Families enjoy outdoors at MDC National Hunting and Fishing Day activities

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Madison Parkinson trapshooting
MDC helps families Discover Nature with National Hunting and Fishing Day activities at Reed Wildlife Area. More

Twin Pines Education Center features new exhibit on turkey calling

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Twin Pines Conservation Education Center
New exhibit will be unveiled at Twin Pines on Saturday, Oct. 15. More

Wild turkeys make the most of break from weather

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Wild Turkeys
Missouri’s wild turkey flock made significant gains in many areas this year. More

Celebrate Halloween naturally with Family Fun Night and hayride at Columbia Bottom

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Family Fun Night and Hayride on Oct.14 from 6-9:30 p.m. offers an ideal way to celebrate the season in a family friendly, nature-oriented way. More

MDC confirms mountain lion photo taken at Rocky Creek

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Photo of mountain lion at Rocky Creek
Other recent confirmed reports include ones in Shannon, Oregon and Texas counties. More