August 2013

MDC seeking public comments on protecting Missouri deer

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.
Public meetings on deer diseases to include improving fencing, testing at captive-cervid facilities. More

Hunters have few excuses for not pursuing doves

Dove Hunting
The Conservation Department makes finding doves easy. More

Conservation agents help kids discover finer points of frogging during free clinic

Youth at Frogging Clinic

Team Henges makes history at national shooting competition

Team Henges Varsity Gold Squad
Club breaks team records and places five squads in top 10. More

New conservation commissioner is an outdoorsman

The love of nature kindled by his grandfather still burns bright. More

Report abandoned wells on public lands to MDC offices

Hand Dug Well

MDC offers warm-season grass workshop in Jefferson City

The workshop is free, but space is limited and participants must pre-register by Aug. 25. More

MDC wants public input for Truman Lake conservation areas

Draft plan for lands managed by MDC at Harry S Truman Reservoir available for public comment Aug. 1-31. More

MDC seeking public input for Bunch Hollow Conservation Area plan

Draft plan for Bunch Hollow CA available for public comment Aug. 1-31. More

Prairie chicken tracked on 1,165-mile journey in Missouri and Iowa

Prairie Chicken Radio Collar
She has avoided fatal dangers such as predators, vehicles, fences and utility lines in a ceaseless journey that has slowed but not stopped. More

MDC seeking public input for Smith Conservation Area

Draft plan for Roger V. and Viola Wachal Smith Conservation Area is available for public review Aug. 1 - 31. More