June 2014

Have problem wildlife? MDC can help.

Black Bear at Birdfeeder
Get help with nuisance wildlife and how to prevent problems at mdc.mo.gov/node/2573. More

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

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

2014 dove, teal seasons set

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

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

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

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

Brightside St. Louis Native Demonstration Garden
MDC is looking for innovative terrestrial and aquatic habitat improvement projects in the St. Louis area More

Reminder on Deer Management Open Houses

White tailed fawn and doe
Attend a public meeting to learn about deer management, deer hunting, and to share opinions. More

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

Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area
The unstaffed shooting range will close on June 23 for renovations and updates with an expected reopening in mid-October. More

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

Boy Frog Gigging
The clinic is free, but preregistration by July 22 is required. More

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

Powder Valley Summer Slam Participants
Volunteers from the public work alongside The Mission Continues veterans for a special service day event More

MDC managed deer hunt applications open July 1

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

MDC holding deer management open house July 9 in Columbia

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.
Stop by to learn about Department management goals and share your opinions. More

“Frog days” of summer begin at sunset June 30

Frogging can be practiced with either a fishing permit or a hunting permit. More