November 2013

Discover nature with MDC Eagle Days events around the state

American Bald Eagle
Events include live captive-eagles, exhibits, activities, videos and guides with spotting scopes. More

Recovery begins at Dunn Ranch for endangered Topeka shiners

Topeka Shiner
Bison at Dunn Ranch are an icon for restoration efforts, and so are endangered prairie chickens. More

Marilynn Bradford Joins Conservation Commission

Conservation Commissioner Marilynn Bradford
Missouri's new conservation commissioner has a strong background in government and private business. More

Hunters help feed the needy with charitable venison donation program

Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.
Deer hunters encouraged to help alleviate hunger in St. Louis area with Share the Harvest. More

MDC provides winter trout fishing in KC area urban lakes

Rainbow Trout
MDC recently stocked rainbow trout at a Liberty park, a Kansas City park and at the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area in Lee’s Summit. More

MDC offers deer management workshop in Northeast Missouri

buck
Experts from MDC and Quality Deer Management Association will offer presentations on a variety of topics. More

Order native trees, shrubs and woody vines from MDC State Nursery

Photo of eastern redbud blossoms
Late fall is a great time to plan and place orders for spring plantings. More

Business leaders reflect on economic, personal benefits of elk restoration

Business leaders from Ozarks tour MDC elk habitat
Tourism from Missouri elk restoration providing economic and quality-of-life benefits to Ozark communities. More

MDC Henges Rifle/Pistol Range to close Nov. 20 for bullet-trap repairs

MDC's Runge Nature Center hosting Black Friday shopping alternative program

Youngsters check 18,676 deer during early hunt

Deer Hunting
Expert attributes the strong harvest to favorable weather and growing awareness of the youth portions of firearms deer season. More

Hunters check 5,929 turkeys in fall firearms season

This year’s harvest is the third-smallest since the season began in 1978. More