August 2012

Changes in store at popular southeast dove hunting areas

Young boy dove hunting with over-ear protection
Hunters are preparing now for permit, draw and check-in changes in southeast Missouri. More

Heat, drought and other factors contributing to recent elk deaths

2012 elk cow with calf in holding pen
Stress from drought and heat appear to be general cause of death. More

Henges rifle/pistol range closes temporarily for upgrade

Jay Henges shooting range
Rifle/pistol range will shut down for approximately one week starting Aug. 20 to allow for upgrade to bullet trap. More

MDC to hold open houses in north-central Mo. on CWD next steps

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.
Open houses will be held in six counties in and around where CWD has been found. More

MDC advises caution and education in responding to EAB

metallic, emerald-green beetle on ash leaf
Homeowners and property managers should be cautious and informed as they seek to protect ash trees. More