April 2014

First-week turkey harvest encouraging

A successful turkey hunter with his gobbler.
Harvest numbers were up in six of eight regions. More

Roaring River to host Kids Fishing Day

Rainbow Trout
Discover nature through Kids’ Fishing Day on May 17 at Roaring River State Park. More

Public invited to help water quality monitoring of Dardenne Creek May 4

Water Quality Monitoring

Anglers can “Find MO Fish” with MDC updated free mobile app

Find MO Fish App
Conservation makes Missouri a great place to fish and MDC mobile app can help find them. More

MDC seeks public input during May on management of Peck Ranch

Collared Lizard at Peck Ranch Conservation Area
The state agency is in a multi-year process of updating management plans for its conservation areas and is inviting public comment. More

Paddlefish swims many rivers and miles to KC

Paddlefish Caught in Missouri River

Wilderness Act celebrated at Gorman Discovery Center

Missouri's protected wilderness in the Ozarks

Learn to clean and cook Asian Carp with MDC in Columbia

Fish Cleaning
See cleaning and cooking demonstration of Asian Carp and catfish on May 4 at North Village Farmers and Artisans Market in Columbia. More

MDC to hold MoNASP archery instructor training class in Fayette

Teachers learn archery through MoNASP
Teachers can help students learn responsibility and focus through MDC training workshop for Missouri’s National Archery in the Schools Program. More

MDC Cape Nature Center offers free WildHeart concert on Friday

WildHeart Musical Group
This Parent’s Choice® and Emmy Award® winning family group of conservation educators and entertainers focuses on bringing the heart of the wild to the heart of the child. More

Youth outdoor skills day set near Sedalia

May 10 event is free but preregistration is required by May 5. More

MDC offers wild turkey habitat workshop on May 17 in Sweet Springs

Photo of several wild turkey hen poults in grassy field
The workshop is free, but preregistration by May 14 is required. More