November 2013

Topeka Shiner

Recovery begins at Dunn Ranch for endangered Topeka shiners

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

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Conservation Commissioner Marilynn Bradford

Marilynn Bradford Joins Conservation Commission

Missouri's new conservation commissioner has a strong background in government and private business.

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Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.

Hunters help feed the needy with charitable venison donation program

Deer hunters encouraged to help alleviate hunger in St. Louis area with Share the Harvest.

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American Bald Eagle

Discover nature with MDC Eagle Days events around the state

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

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Rainbow Trout

MDC provides winter trout fishing in KC area urban lakes

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.

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MDC offers deer management workshop in Northeast Missouri

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

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Photo of eastern redbud blossoms

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

Late fall is a great time to plan and place orders for spring plantings.

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Business leaders from Ozarks tour MDC elk habitat

Business leaders reflect on economic, personal benefits of elk restoration

Tourism from Missouri elk restoration providing economic and quality-of-life benefits to Ozark communities.

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

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

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Deer Hunting

Youngsters check 18,676 deer during early hunt

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

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Hunters check 5,929 turkeys in fall firearms season

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

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