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April 2014

MDC limits firearm antlerless permits for upcoming deer season

Decrease in deer numbers and resulting hunter and landowner input prompt changes.

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Prairie chickens released at Dunn Ranch

Prairie chicken release bolsters iconic native

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Girl hugs tree so companions can find her while on hike

MDC to host Conservation Celebration in Kirksville

Activities, demonstrations, and displays will help families discover nature.

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Queeny Park

Family Fun Day on April 26 celebrates return of native habitat to Queeny Park

The Missouri Department of Conservation and St. Louis County Parks have joined forces to restore native habitat to Queeny Park.

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Youth Turkey Harvest

Youth turkey season harvest tops 4,000

Good reproduction in 2011 and 2012 helped young hunters.

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Kansas City area community tree plantings

Tree planting events benefit KC area parks

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Shelby Winslow with her trophy.

Archery tournament was a record-breaker

The contest saw the state record broken three times.

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photo of Peanut the red-eared slider turtle

Volunteers needed to Bash Trash at Cape LaCroix Creek

This year’s event is scheduled for April 26. Registration is requested.

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Glassberg Family Conservation Area

MDC invites public to share ideas about management of Glassberg Conservation Area

The plan is available for public comment through April 30.

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River 'Round Conservation Area

MDC invites public to share ideas about management of River ‘Round Conservation Area

The plan is available for public comment during April.

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Joanie Straub, center, received the Conservation Communicator of the Year Award

Three Conservation Department employees honored

Three Columbians employed by the Missouri Department of Conservation received honors from the Conservation Federation of Missouri.

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Butterfly Milkweed

Monarch Butterflies Could Use Your Help

Helping monarch butterflies is as simple as planting milkweed.

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