May 2013

MDC offers workshop in Concordia on battling invasive plants

Photo of spotted knapweed plant showing foliage and growth habit
For more information, call 660-747-8200, ext. 117. More

Lake Paho offers quiet fishing and lunker largemouths

Lake Paho Fishing

MDC adds 39 “Plus-1” to Missouri elk restoration effort

Newborn elk in pen
Bull calf nicknamed “Plus-1” born on livestock trailer en route from Kentucky. More

Four St. Louis FalconCam chicks flourishing, banded for WBS research

Photo of a peregrine falcon
Get more details through video of banding at: More

Discover fishing in Missouri with MDC Free Fishing Days June 8-9

family fishing
Share a pastime that can last a lifetime. Along with fish, you may catch some priceless memories. More

Trees may need special attention after wet spring

The roots of a toppled oak tree form a jagged vertical rosette.
Imagine how difficult rainy weather would be for you if you breathed through your feet. More

Striped bass to be stocked in Bull Shoals

James Cunningham with State Record Striped Bass
Because of their size and fighting qualities, striped bass are highly valued by anglers, and help make Missouri a great place to fish. More

MDC offers free community forestry workshop in Kansas City, and webinar

June 4 workshop will discuss benefits of public trees and encourage care for urban forests. More

Bushytails and bronzebacks are legal May 25

An angler in a bright red kayak holds aloft a fat, 2-pound smallmouth bass.
Squirrels and smallmouth bass make Missouri a great place to hunt and fish. More

Popular northwest acoustic musical artist John Nilsen to perform at Powder Valley Nature Center

powder valley nature center
Discover nature through a free concert Friday, June 7, at 7 p.m. More

Montrose High School students discover nature during grasslands field day

Montrose High School Prairie Day
Field trip part of and funded by MDC Discover Nature Schools program. More

Discover nature in Columbia with free fishing event June 8

boy fishing
During Free Fishing Days, June 8-9, anyone can fish in the Show-me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout stamp or trout park daily tag. More