January 2013

BMP cost-share funds available for loggers and landowners

Both can benefit from MDC cost-share incentive for best management practices. More

Powder Valley Nature Center offers up chilling secrets on how animals survive winter

Discover unique behaviors and adaptations creatures use to survive winter at free Friday Night Live: Winter Wrap Up. More

Runge Nature Center hosting Aquatic Relatives of the Dinosaurs

Image of a pallid sturgeon
Learn about the pallid sturgeon and its incredible journey from a path of extinction to increasing abundance in Missouri's large rivers. More

Prescribed fire workshop planned at Lake Paho Conservation Area

Learn how to use prescribed fire to boost wildlife habitat and reduce less desirable plant species. More

MDC offers landowner pond workshops in Boone and Callaway counties


Help improve MDC website

Volunteers are needed to help test website improvements and provide suggestions. More

Archery deer, turkey harvests up from last year

Photo shows a large whitetail buck and a rifle.
Scarce acorns helped deer hunters, while Missouri’s turkey flock continues to rebound from several years of poor nesting success. More

Latest CWD testing shows one deer positive for disease

Latest positive was first reported in December and brings total to six found in free-ranging deer, all from northwest Macon County. More

Trout harvest begins Feb. 1 at Rotary Lake

rainbow trout
The limit is four trout and any lure or bait is allowed. More

Dent County man honored as MDC Conservation Agent of the Year

Jason Midyett named 2012 Conservation Agent of the Year
Congratulations to Dent County Conservation Agent Jason Midyett! More

Powder Valley hosts workshop to introduce homeowners to benefits of native plants

blackeyed susan
Learn how to beautify a landscape, lower costs of maintaining it, and help wildlife in the process. More

MDC stocks rainbow trout in two KC area lakes for winter fishing

rainbow trout
Statewide trout fishing regulations apply. More