May 2014

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

A white-tailed deer doe and fawn with spots.
Anyone who sees sick deer should report it to their local conservation agent or office. More

Maramec Spring Hatchery hosts Kids' Free Fishing Day

Angling for Trout
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. More

Poplar Bluff man sets new state record with spotted sucker

Record Setting Spotted Sucker
Tyler Goodale of Poplar Bluff reeled in a record setting spotted sucker at Duck Creek Conservation Area. More

Wings Over Weston celebrates birds and habitat

Indigo Bunting

MDC invites public to help with turtle trapping study in Columbia

turtle trapping
Volunteers will help trap and tag turtles, then release them back to the area they were found. More

MDC to host fishing instructor courses in Northeast Missouri

Charlie Nelson and granddaughters fishing
Anyone who has an interest in teaching others about fishing can become an instructor. More

MDC offering Hunter Education skills session on MU campus

Hunter Education
The hands-on skills session is a mandatory, second requirement to become hunter-education certified in Missouri More

Use Find MO Fish free mobile app to locate fishing hotspots

Largemouth Bass