March 2013

Lee’s Summit archers advance to national MoNASP tourney

MoNASP Shelby Winslow
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Students from NW Missouri compete in MoNASP archery tourney

MoNASP 2013 Archers from Bethany MO
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Discover nature with MDC through women’s outdoor-skills workshop

Discover Nature Women Amy Huff
Variety of courses will teach hands-on outdoor skills. Registration deadline is April 26. More

More than 1,430 students compete in state archery tournament

MoNASP Seth Pezley
Seth Pezley of Jefferson City and Shelby Winslow of Lee’s Summit were top scorers. More

CWD remains confined to Linn-Macon-County Core Area

Four new cases from targeted deer reduction brings total to 10 in Missouri free-ranging deer. More

MDC holding Flow Regime Public Forum at Runge Nature Center

The April 3 program will include a short presentation on the Department’s proposed flow regime policy, followed by the opportunity to visit with agency staff and provide comment. More

Near-record non-typical deer antlers discovered last week on Busch Conservation Area

John Vogel holds the near-record non-typical deer skull rack
Conservation officials say they could be among the top 5 found in Missouri’s history. More

Discover Nature at youth bowfishing clinic in Warsaw

The clinic is free and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required by April 30. More

Discover nature at family crappie clinic at Mark Twain Lake

Image of a white crappie
Clinic is free, but pre-registration is required by May 2. More

Bat disease recently found in Franklin, Washington counties

White Nose Syndrome in Little Brown Bat
Caves where White Nose Syndrome found closed to public to prevent disturbing remaining bats. More

DNA shows hunter-shot canine from October to be wandering wolf

Hunter-Shot Coyote is Wolf
USFWS confirms animal shot in Howard County last fall to be a gray wolf, not coyote. More

Birds are back! Discover nature with peregrine falcon webcam

Photo of a peregrine falcon
MDC, Ameren Missouri and World Bird Sanctuary again partner on video feed of falcons nesting. Contest being held to name male falcon. More