July 2012

Celebrate milestone years with MDC at Missouri State Fair

75 years

Discover hunting with MDC at youth dove hunt in Callaway County

dove hunt
“Discover Hunting” programs are an ongoing series to help youths and adults learn techniques, regulations and ethics involved with hunting. More

MDC advises watering and mulching trees to help through drought

Photo of hawthorn trees blooming on lawn of Missouri state capitol
Watering trees now can prevent losing them altogether. More

MidwayUSA recognized by MDC

MidwayUSA recognized by MDC

Watershed festival offers conservation opportunities in Cass County

South Grand River
Know Your Watershed Festival will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 28 at Lions Club in Peculiar. More

Two St. Charles landowners nationally recognized for 25 years of forest management


Discover Archery Day in Columbia

Photo of students at national archery in the schools tournament.
Archers of every skill level are invited to the second annual Discover Archery Day on Aug. 11 at American Legion Park. More

Lincoln County landowner nationally recognized for 25 years of forest management

Property owned by Joe Veras is enrolled in the American Tree Farm System and meets the highest standards of sustainability and good stewardship for the future. More

Don’t lose ground to invasive spotted knapweed

Photo of spotted knapweed flower head showing spots on involucral bracts

Runge Nature Center hosting Hummers of Summer

Ruby-throated hummingbird in flight
Discover nature and follow the story of our smallest bird as it prepares for fall migration at Hummers of Summer from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 9. More

MDC providing grants to rural fire departments

180 fire departments across the state receiving checks of up to $3,000 to help with the purchase of personal protective gear and firefighting equipment for use against wildfire and structure fires. More

Quick Draw to continue

Hunters can apply twice a week during waterfowl season for spots at Grand Pass, Eagle Bluffs and Otter Slough Conservation Areas. More