August 2013

Citizen help critical to avoid spreading wildlife diseases

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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

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

MDC holds wing shooting workshop in St. Charles for waterfowl and upland game bird hunters

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Dove Hunting

Busch Shooting Range closing one week for site testing

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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 seeking public comments on protecting Missouri deer Sept. 5 at Powder Valley Nature Center

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A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

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

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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

Take Hunter Education early to avoid the rush!

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

Now is the smart time for hunter education

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

Applications open Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations

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

MDC offers dove hunting opportunity for youths at Poosey Conservation Area

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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

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

Conservation employees assist with Combs Lake fishing clinic

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Combs Lake Fishing Clinic Archery Demo