March 2014

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

MDC testing results show no new cases of chronic wasting disease

While promising news, the fatal disease for deer remains a significant threat.

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Photo of common morels growing on forest floor

MDC Runge Nature Center to hold Mushroom Madness workshop on Saturday

This workshop can help you tell the difference between tasty versus deadly mushrooms.

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Speckled King Snake

It’s a feeding frenzy at MDC Cape Nature Center

Watch live feedings of resident reptiles, amphibians, and fish on March 20,

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Caroline Gaskins enjoys fishing at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Share your fishing skills by volunteering with MDC to teach others

Volunteer anglers needed around the state for MDC Discover Nature — Fishing Program.

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Young turkey hunter with gobbler

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey clinic in Boone County

Those attending the clinic will also have an opportunity to submit their name for a youth turkey hunt.

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AJ Hendershott holds an atlatl.

Primitive is popular. Get with the times at MDC Cape Girardeau Nature Center

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MoNASP 2013 Archers from Bethany MO

More than 1,300 student archers to compete in MoNASP state tournament

Public is welcome to attend March 28 and 29 state tournament at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.

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Sam Jewett stands on bulldozer he uses to fight forest fires

MDC encourages people to help prevent wildfires

The main cause of wildfires is improper burning of debris such as trash and brush piles.

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Archery at the Spring Fling

Get outdoors with MDC Discover Nature Women’s Spring Workshop

Workshop will be offered April 25 to 27 at Lake Doniphan Conference and Retreat Center at Excelsior Springs.

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Gizzard Shad

MDC explains winter fish kills are no cause for alarm

Common seasonal phenomenon is more widespread this year due to unusually severe winter.

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