May 2012

I-44 construction requires detour to access/exit Jay Henges Shooting Range

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Jay Henges shooting range

Endangered beetle gets a prairie home in Missouri

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American burying beetle
The Saint Louis Zoo, in partnership with MDC, The Nature Conservancy and USFWS, is releasing about 150 pairs of American burying beetles at Wah-Kon-Tah Prairie. More

May Conservation Action

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Actions of the Missouri Conservation Commission at its May meeting included setting deer and early migratory bird seasons. More

Northeast Regional Office celebrates five years

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MDC Northeast Regional Office
Enjoy an anniversary celebration on June 9 with family friendly activities devoted to nature and the outdoors. More

MDC open house on CWD next steps June 2 in Macon County

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Open house will be at New Cambria High School June 2 between 1-4 p.m. More

Help quail and other wildlife by limiting recreational mowing

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bobwhite quail
MDC offers alternatives to mowing that benefit wildlife. More

MDC workshop offers teachers tools and training for innovative educational programs

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Conservation history video goes on sale in time for Father’s Day

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The release comes just in time for Father’s Day. More

Landowners play key role in elk restoration

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Two Missouri Elk Bulls
Habitat on private land helps ensure the future of Missouri’s growing elk herd. More

New hatch for Kansas City’s skyscraper-dwelling peregrine falcons

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Falcon Flying in Kansas City

DNA reveals different origins for Missouri mountain lions

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Closeup of mountain lion face
Four cougars seen in Missouri came from three states. More

Peck Ranch welcomes second elk cohort

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Elk arrive off of truck for 2012 release
This year’s gang includes 22 adult cows, 18 of which are pregnant. More