May 2013

Diverse habitats attract unique birds to Perry Conservation Area

Perry Memorial Conservation Area
The 4,134-acre Perry Area area is south of Concordia and Sweet Springs and reached via rural roads. More

Baby peregrine falcons stirring in the Commerce Tower nest

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Cape Girardeau Nature Center hosts ‘Families in Nature’

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
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Discover nature with wildlife camera at Runge Nature Center

Live-streaming video runs 24-hours a day, seven days a week. More

For unique views and wildflowers, climb a loess hill prairie

Steve Bubeck examines lavender blooms of locoweed
Unusual wildflowers are blooming at the Brickyard Hill Conservation Area in Atchison County. More

Baby falcon hatches in nest on KC skyscraper, viewable on MDC webcam

Falcon in the Sky in Kansas City
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Road improvements could cause detours at the MDC Reed Wildlife Area

James A. Reed Wildlife Area
Be aware of construction detours from May 28 into July. More

St. Joseph outdoor writer to be inducted into Conservation Hall of Fame

Bill Bennett
William “Bill” Bennett to be honored posthumously. More

Keep Memorial Day safe from invaders

Photo of shovelfull of zebra mussels recovered from boatlift
Moving boats, bait, or firewood can spread destructive pests to new areas. More

MDC needs anglers’ help with bass tagging study in Ozark streams

Fishing for Smallmouth Bass
Returning smallmouth bass tags can help MDC manage this popular game fish. More

Young wildlife is best left in the wild

baby fawn
Young animals’ best chance of survival is in their natural homes. More