August 2013

Citizen help critical to avoid spreading wildlife diseases

Proper disposal of deer carcasses is one key element in efforts to limit the spread of chronic wasting disease. More

MDC to hold MoNASP archery instructor training class in Springfield in September

Class is associated with the National Archery In the Schools Program More

Busch Shooting Range closing one week for site testing

The shooting range will be closed from Sept. 2 through Sept. 8 to perform site testing in preparation for range renovations beginning in 2015. More

MDC hosts Day on the River in Cape Girardeau for National Hunting and Fishing Day

Mississippi River
A Day on the River is Sep. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverfront Park in downtown Cape Girardeau. More

Now is the smart time for hunter education

Complete your training now, and you won’t be caught in the fall rush. More

Applications open Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations

Duck Hunting
Applications for Grand Pass, Eagle Bluffs and Otter Slough will be handled under a modified Quick Draw system. More

Take Hunter Education early to avoid the rush!

Hunter Education
Revised program enhances student convenience through various learning options and emphasizes mentorship and hands-on training. More

MDC offers dove hunting opportunity for youths at Poosey Conservation Area

Youth Dove Hunting
The youth dove hunt is free, but participation is limited and pre-registration is required. More

MDC seeking public comments on protecting Missouri deer Sept. 18 in Cape Girardeau

Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.
Public meetings on deer diseases to include improving fencing, testing at captive-cervid facilities. More

MDC to host youth shooting clinic, dove hunt in southeast Missouri

Young boy dove hunting with over-ear protection
Pre-registration is required by calling MDC’s Southeast Regional Office at (573)290-5730. More