May 2013

Five year Missouri poaching case against 46 ends in Federal Court

Help MDC stop poaching by reporting poaching activities to Operation Game Thief at 1-800-392-1111. More

MDC offers upland game management and CRP workshop in Marshall

The May 28 workshop is free, but participants must pre-register by May 22. More

Invasive zebra mussels found in lake at Schell-Osage Conservation Area

Photo of zebra mussels.
Anglers asked to help stop spread. More

MDC offers workshop in Concordia to improve pond management for fishing

Pond Fishing
Farm pond angling opportunities are one reason Missouri is a great place to fish. More

Avoid invasive trees such as Bradford pear in landscape plantings

ornamental pears
Bradford pear has become invasive species that harms native plants and trees which support wildlife. More

2013 spring turkey harvest ticks up another notch

Turkey hunting with decoys
Hunters’ ability to top last year’s harvest in spite of dismal hunting conditions indicates a continuing rebound of Missouri’s wild turkey flock. More

Pulaski County native has lived turkey hunting history

Jim Greenstreet calling the ridge bird
Jim Greenstreet has seen a lot of change while hunting in every spring turkey season since 1960. More

Team Henges Trapshooting Club nabs top honors at three competitions

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Kids Fishing Day at Lost Valley Hatchery draws new anglers

Wyatt Zimmerschied Catch at Kids Fishing Day at Lost Valley Hatchery
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Think native when replacing landscape trees

flowering dogwood tree
Smart choices can prevent problems. More

Barred owl nest a backyard wildlife watching treat

Barred Owl Chicks
Backyard wildlife watchers Dick and Jane Petri are following barred owls raising chicks mere yards from their deck. More