March 2012

Landowners attend Elk Habitat Workshop

Two Missouri Elk Bulls
Biologists discussed elk-habitat practices, cost-share opportunities and gave an update on 2012 elk activities. More

Elk restoration enters second year

Collared Missouri Elk Bulls
Lessons learned in 2011 make this year’s work more productive. More

Peck Ranch Refuge closed to spring turkey hunting

Wild Turkeys
The 11,000-acre area will be closed to spring turkey hunting due to elk-restoration work. More

MDC offers pond management workshop in Warrensburg

Pond Fishing
Good design and proper management help keep ponds “fishy.” More

Discover nature with peregrine falcon webcam

Photo of a peregrine falcon
MDC, Ameren Missouri and World Bird Sanctuary partner on video feeds of falcons nesting. More

Tour offered for Cape landowners on managing land for wildlife habitat

Tour is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More

Floyd Bohler of Ferguson receives top state honor as MDC hunter ed instructor

Hunter Ed winner Floyd Bohler with director and commissioners
Bohler certified more than 1,000 hunter-education students in 2011. More

Joe McFadden of St. Peters named MDC Bow Hunter Education Instructor of 2011

Joe McFadden with MDC director and commissioners

More than 1,300 students to compete at state archery tournament

Photo of students at national archery in the schools tournament.
Public and media invited to March 24 MoNASP event at UCM in Warrensburg. More

March, 2012 Conservation Action

Actions of the Missouri Conservation Commission at its March meeting. More

Discover nature with MDC through women’s outdoor-skills workshop

Discover Nature Women Amy Huff
June 1-3 workshops will teach hands-on outdoor skills. Registration deadline is April 30. More

Discover nature with Wetlands for Kids Day

Discover the wonders of wetlands at Busch Memorial Conservation Area on Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More