September 2012

MDC's Day on the River event moved to Cape Girardeau Riverfront

Mississippi River level is too low at Red Star Access boat ramp in Cape Girardeau so Saturday event has been moved. More

Disease from biting midge flies causing deer deaths around state

Despite local impacts of hemorrhagic disease, overall deer hunting expected to remain good. More

MDC holding open houses on potential paddlefish permit changes

Swimming paddlefish
Changes will provide better info on sport snagging to improve fish stocking and management. More

MDC confirms mountain lion sighting in Shannon County

black and white photo of mountain lion walking through woods
Widely scattered mountain-lion sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue. More

Enjoy "A Day in the Woods" with MDC at Rockwoods Reservation

Free event will help people get ready for fall family outings with naturalist-guided hikes and activity stations. More

MDC to host bowhunter education class in Lewis County

Bow Hunting
There is no cost for the program, but pre-registration is required. More

MDC offers deer hunting class in Columbia for women

Two-day class will be held Sept. 18-19 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at MDC Central Regional Office in Columbia. More

MDC to host women’s clinic on basic firearms

Attend Discover Nature: Women’s Basic Firearms program from 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Sept. 17 at Sugar Creek Conservation Area (CA). More

MDC needs hunter help with CWD sampling of harvested deer

Photo of a White Tailed Buck.
Effort is for deer harvested in Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph and Sullivan counties from Sept. 15 to Jan. 15. More

MDC seeks hunters’ help when processing harvested deer

Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.
MDC offers guidelines to prevent spreading chronic wasting disease (CWD). More