January 2013

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

Managed turkey hunt application deadline is Feb. 28

Wild Turkeys
MDC’s spring 2013 managed turkey hunts include ones for youth and people with disabilities. More

MDC working with local landowners to limit CWD spread

CWD Core Area Map
Deer-reduction effort limited to area in Linn and Macon counties where CWD has been found. More

MDC offers women’s rabbit hunting clinic Feb. 9

Eastern cottontail rabbit in grassy field
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Eagles Days set for Mingo NWR and MDC Duck Creek CA

American Bald Eagle
Feb. 2 eagle viewing event provides chance to discover nature. More

MDC's Powder Valley Nature Center features night with falconers and birds of prey

falconry bird
Learn about falconry, see live raptors close up, enjoy a kids' craft station and bird discovery table — all for free! More

MDC to host Eagle Days in Clarksville

American Bald Eagle catching a fish
Discover nature by viewing our nation’s symbol at Eagle Days in Clarksville on Jan. 26 and 27. More

MDC confirms photo of mountain lion in Warren County

Mountain Lion in Warren County
Widely scattered sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue. More

MDC confirms photo of mountain lion in Carter County

Mountain Lion Sighted Near Van Buren
Widely scattered sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue. More

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop at Poosey CA

Learn how to safely conduct a prescribed burn to help manage CRP fields and improve habitat useful to wildlife. More

MDC plans water drawdowns at Four Rivers and Schell Osage

Drawdowns and survey will help with repairs and renovations on both wetland complexes to ensure productive wetlands in coming decades. More

Welcome the New Year with "The Big Year" for birds at MDC's Burr Oak Woods

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center
Special programs will be held throughout the day on Jan. 12 for “The Big Year 2013: A Celebration of Birds at Burr Oak Woods.” More