May 2014


MDC offers quail habitat workshop in Caldwell County

Reservations are requested by May 14.

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boy fishing

Get hooked with MDC Free Fishing Days June 7-8

During Free Fishing Days, anyone can fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout stamp, or trout park daily tag.

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Mature gobblers like this one were plentiful this year.

2014 spring turkey harvest up for third year in a row

Harvest numbers reflect favorable weather and improved turkey production.

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Pavement spells danger for three-toed box turtles.

Turtle Alert!

Motorists can help these harmless, fascinating creatures survive another million years.

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Examining Plants at a Loess Hills Prairie

Field day offered for managing loess hills timber and prairie

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MDC investigating turkey hunting incident

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Conservation Department announces deer meetings

Learn about current management goals and meet with biologists in one-on-one conversations.

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Boy With Fish

Discover nature with MDC at “Reel” time fishing event on June 7 in Columbia

Bait will be provided, as well as fishing poles for those who do not have their own.

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Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Cape Nature Center: June ‘Families in Nature’ event set with two fun-filled sessions

Registration is required and begins May 15.

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MDC to hold vehicle and equipment auction June 7 in Salem

For a list of auction items and procedures, go online to

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A white-tailed deer doe and fawn with spots.

Conservation Department urges state-wide vigilance to protect white-tailed deer

Anyone who sees sick deer should report it to their local conservation agent or office.

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Angling for Trout

Maramec Spring Hatchery hosts Kids' Free Fishing Day

Young anglers will have opportunities to catch fish and learn about fishing at Maramec Spring Hatchery’s Kids’ Fishing Day on May 17 in St. James.

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