September 2013

MDC offers trapping clinic in Lawrence County

The clinic is open to all ages, but pre-registration is required because class size is limited. More

MDC Busch Shooting Range to be closed Sept 24 for site testing

Lake #30 at August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles was recent
The shooting range will be open for use again on Friday, Sept. 27. More

MDC seeks comments on forest-management guidelines

Overstory research crew measuring trees
Guidelines to help landowners achieve forest management goals while also benefiting wildlife. More

MDC and St. Louis County Parks team up to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

Great Outdoors Day will feature FREE fishing, hunting and other outdoors-related activities for the whole family. More

News-making conservation issues showcased at MDC Discovery Center

Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display
Learn about prairie chickens, emerald ash borer, and hellbenders at these FREE community programs. More

MDC seeks public comments in St. Joe and Blue Springs on protecting Missouri deer from CWD

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.
Be informed and get involved in protecting Missouri deer from CWD and other diseases. More

MDC seeking public comments on protecting deer Sept. 23 at Runge Nature Center

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.
Be informed and get involved in protecting Missouri deer from CWD and other diseases. More

MDC public meeting in West Plains seeks input on CWD threat to deer

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.
Meeting is a chance for citizens to get information and give MDC comments about chronic wasting disease. More

Public invited to share ideas about future management of MDC Kessler Memorial Wildlife Area

The plan will remain available for public comment during the month of September. More

Monarch Mania celebrates butterflies at MDC Gorman Discovery Center

Image of a monarch
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Insect-O-Rama brings bug lore and butterfly beauty to St. Joseph

Image of giant swallowtail
Insect-O-Rama will celebrate insects and provide tips on enjoying some and avoiding others from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 14 at MDC Northwest Regional Office in St. Joseph. More