June 2014

Black Bear at Birdfeeder

Have problem wildlife? MDC can help.

Get help with nuisance wildlife and how to prevent problems at

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Boy With Fish

Wet a line with MDC at kid’s fishing clinic in Jefferson City

Help kids in your life get hooked on the thrill of fishing on July 19 at MDC headquarters in Jefferson City.

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Dove Hunt

2014 dove, teal seasons set

Mark your calendar now for opening days of dove, teal, woodcock, snipe, and rail hunting seasons.

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Boy Frog Gigging

MDC Hosts Youth Frog Gigging Event July 7 at Busch Conservation Area in St. Charles

Youths will learn the finer points of gigging frogs at free clinic. Preregistration is required by July 1.

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Brightside St. Louis Native Demonstration Garden

MDC offering up to $50,000 in grants to help local communities implement conservation projects

MDC is looking for innovative terrestrial and aquatic habitat improvement projects in the St. Louis area

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Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area

Shooting range on MDC Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area to close for renovations

The unstaffed shooting range will close on June 23 for renovations and updates with an expected reopening in mid-October.

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White tailed fawn and doe

Reminder on Deer Management Open Houses

Attend a public meeting to learn about deer management, deer hunting, and to share opinions.

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Boy Frog Gigging

Discover nature with MDC at frog gigging clinic July 25 near Sweet Springs

The clinic is free, but preregistration by July 22 is required.

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Powder Valley Summer Slam Participants

Volunteers sought to help transform Powder Valley Nature Center during Summer Service Slam July 12

Volunteers from the public work alongside The Mission Continues veterans for a special service day event

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prescribed fire

MDC offering prescribed burn workshop in Ava June 24

Preregister at Ava USDA office or by calling 417-683-4816 ext. 3.

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MDC managed deer hunt applications open July 1

Conservation Department offers nearly 5,700 openings for more than 100 managed hunts.

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A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

MDC holding deer management open house July 9 in Columbia

Stop by to learn about Department management goals and share your opinions.

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