December 2012

Young hunters check 2,197 deer during second youth weekend

Weekend concluded firearms season. Archery season remains open through Jan. 15. More

Deer harvest 14,921 for alternative methods portion of season

Muzzleloader portion renamed “alternative methods” in 2012 to reflect additional options. More

Bears, elk and mountain lions on tap at MDC Gorman Discovery Center


MDC nature film fest honors genius of Rachel Carson and Aldo Leopold

Rachel Carson
Burr Oak Woods Nature Center will celebrate their legacy with free nature film day Dec. 29, including award-winning movies Green Fire and Sense of Wonder. More

2012 Conservation Recap

Mountain Lion in DeKalb County
Drought and public involvement dominated conservation news. More

Initial CWD sampling test results available online from MDC

Participating hunters can get test results for their deer online at More

White-tail deer population surveys begin in Cape Girardeau

Population survey being done at request of Cape Girardeau city council, which began discussions of urban deer management for the city earlier this year. More

MDC offers enhanced website for mobile devices

Go online through your smart phone to for mobile version of MDC website. More

Glassberg Family Conservation Area opens in Jefferson County

Glassberg CA Sign
New conservation area is off Route FF in the north-central part of Jefferson County. More

2013 Eagle Days program at Old Chain of Rocks Bridge limited to students

Public invited to view eagles on their own. More

December 2012 Conservation Action

Highlights of actions at the December meeting of the Missouri Conservation Commission More

Schools invited to fight litter through “No MOre Trash!” contest

No MOre Trash 2012 Grand Prize Winner
MDC and MoDOT sponsor “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trash-can contest. More