March 2013

MDC research on black bears turning hunches into hard facts

Don’t tempt black bears by feeding them or having potential food sources available. More

Bash trash in April with MDC and MoDOT annual Trash Bash!

Trash Bash 2013 Logo
Visit for more information on statewide litter-cleanup event. More

Kids can discover nature in wetlands at annual family fun day

Enjoy Wetlands for Kids Day on April 6 at August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles. More

Outdoor fun and learning on tap at MDC Women’s Spring Fling

Women Canoeing

Confluence Trash Bash set for March 23

Join in this 5th annual river clean-up. More

Runge Nature Center to hold native plant sale and program March 23

Learn about and purchase native flowers, shrubs and trees from Missouri vendors. More

Celebrate value of Missouri trees during Arbor Days in April

Planting Trees in Joplin
Trees Work for your wallet, health, family, community, environment and economy. More

MDC and federal agents snag major paddlefish poaching operation

Harvested Paddlefish in Boat
Undercover investigation leads to arrests and/or citations of more than 100 suspects. More

Boone County resident fined for littering on a conservation area

Hartsburg Access Trash
Help fight litter through annual No MOre Trash! Bash in April. Details at More

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey hunt in Adair County

turkey hunting
Discover nature with a youth turkey hunt on April 6. Pre-registration by April 3 is required. More

Powder Valley Nature Center presents entertaining and educational concert by Ozark musicians

powder valley nature center
Enjoy a special concert by musicians Mike Fraser and Tenley Hansen on March 22. More

Quail-friendly habitat seedling bundles available from MDC nursery

Bobwhite Quail in Snow
The nursery accepts orders until April 30. More