September 2013

Missouri’s deer-season outlook varies by location

deer hunting
Hunters who find fewer deer in their areas this year should consider shooting fewer does. More

Special events highlight Springfield Nature Center’s 25th anniversary

MDC public meeting in Springfield seeks input on CWD threat to deer

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

MDC offers MoNASP archery instructor training in Reeds Spring in October

MoNASP

MDC named “4‐H Bridge Builder”

Missouri 4-H Foundation Bridge Builder Award to MDC

MDC seeks vandals who defaced Castor River Shut-Ins in southeast Missouri

Vandalism at Castor River Shut-Ins Image 1
A favorite conservation area in southeast Missouri has been defaced, and MDC officials are looking for the vandals. More

MDC seeks public input for Missouri River Accesses

Draft plan for Central Region Missouri River Accesses is available for public comments Oct. 1-31. More

Missouri’s small-game hunting forecast

This is a close-up photo of a hunter's hand holding two squirrels.
Here’s what to expect when you head out to hunt quail, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, and furbearers. More

Turkey production down, fall season outlook fair

Four wild-turkey gobblers forage for insects in a pasture.
Wet weather during nesting season ended a two-year run of strong reproduction. More

MDC to teach fish cleaning, cooking at Cape Riverfront Market Oct. 5

Fish Cleaning
This is an opportunity for people who aren’t comfortable cleaning fish to see how easy it really is, and to try a taste of these fish. More

MDC Hannibal office moving locations

MDC staff invites public to open house at new location on Oct. 6 for light refreshments drawings for MDC books. More

Discover nature around the state at MDC National Hunting and Fishing Day events on Saturday

Find ways to discover nature with MDC near you! More