May 2014

Discover Nature - Fishing

MDC’s Discover Nature Fishing Program kicks off in St. Louis

The program will introduce youths age 7-15, along with their families, to the sport of fishing through four progressive lessons that include a hands-on fishing experience.

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Image of a tick.

MDC offers tips for avoiding tick-borne illnesses

A few simple precautions can dramatically reduce the potential for infection.

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Black Bear Research Project

Missouri Black Bear Project enters second phase

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Charlie Nelson and granddaughters fishing

Wet a line with MDC at family fishing clinic in Kirksville May 31

There is no cost for the program, but preregistration is required by May 23.

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Photo of lead plant showing flowers and leaves

Join MDC for a tour of Spring Creek Ranch Natural Area May 24

The tour will highlight the area's savanna, the largest of its type in Missouri, and stream features. Register by May 23.

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Star School Prairie

Loess hills prairies offer wildflower rarities

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Archery at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

Burr Oak Woods and Discovery Center offer summer fun

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Mike Szydlowski accepts MDC O&E Partnership Award

MDC honors Columbia Public Schools science coordinator

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An angler holds up a smallmouth bass for his wade-fishing buddy to see.

Squirrel, black-bass seasons open May 24

Two of Missouri’s most popular seasons open on the Memorial Day weekend.

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