April 2013

Babler Elementary student wins 2013 Missouri Arbor Day Poster Contest

2013 Arbor Day Poster Contest Winner Julie Thompson Planting Tree
Fifth grader Julie Thompson wins statewide contest. More

Enjoy free Kids Fishing Day at Lost Valley Fish Hatchery

Boy With Sunfish
The April 27 event is free and open to youths ages 15 and under. More

MULEY outdoor skills event for youth set near Sedalia

Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by April 29. Lunch will be provided. More

Late spring may affect turkey hunters

Turkey Hunting
Mature gobblers and jakes are more plentiful this spring. More

Discover nature at Twin Pines Heritage Day on April 13

Mike Holmes demonstrates woodworking at Haeritage Day
Heritage Day events include demonstrations, music and an old fashioned fish fry. More

Discover fishing with MDC through free events, info, app and more

boy fishing
Enjoy free Kids Fishing Days in April and May and Free Fishing Days June 8-9. More

Puxico man sets new state record with Bowfin

Eric Whitehead shot state record bowfin
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Keller Fur is cornerstone business for Missouri trappers and hunters

Bud Keller examines coyote pelt
Furs harvested in Missouri are valued at more than $8.5 million annually and generate more than $60 million for the state’s economy. More

Refuge portion of Peck Ranch CA closed until July

Flock of Wild Turkey at Peck Ranch Conservation Area
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Quick Draw option for waterfowl hunting increases “poor line” spots

MDC decision based on hunter feedback and analysis of past hunting seasons. More

Schools trash litter through No MOre Trash! contest

NMT 2013 Can Contest Winner
Southwest Livingston Co. R-1 7th grade art class wins grand prize. More