August 2014

MDC names Warren Gerlt Central Regional Logger of the Year

Central Regional Logger of the Year for 2014
A third generation logger, Gerlt of Fayette has been logging and buying timber for more than 30 years. More

MDC hosts women’s trout fishing event at Maramec Spring Park

Female Trout Angler
Women of all ages will have a chance to trout fish for one day free at Maramec Spring Park. More

MDC provides Columbia high schools with outdoor equipment

MDC provides Columbia high schools with outdoor equipment
The equipment will help provide high school students hands-on experiences in nature. More

MDC celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day with special river event

A Day on the Confluence Boat Ride
Visitors will celebrate the day where North America’s two largest rivers come together. More

MDC workshop in Cape Girardeau will show prescribed fire as land and wildlife management tool

burn boss with drip torch in front of fire
The Aug. 28 workshop in Cape Girardeau will be given two different times to provide landowners a better opportunity to attend. More

MDC Youth Dove Clinic and Hunt in Cape Girardeau marks opening day of dove season

Youth Dove Hunting
This free clinic and hunt will be offered to the first 20 applicants that meet requirements. Preregistration is required. More

Fall Rendezvous planned at MDC Lake City Shooting Range

Muzzleloading Shotguns and Rifles
Enjoy black powder shooting and displays. More

OPERATION ROADHOUSE -- COLORADO MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGALLY TRAFFICKING IN PADDLEFISH

Harvested Paddlefish in Boat
MDC is sharing this information as a partner courtesy to the Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. More

Missouri waterfowl seasons set

A hunter accepts a duck from a retriever.
Duck hunters will have a 60-day season again this year. More

Woodland and Glade Restoration Workshop to be held Aug. 21 near Sullivan

Glade Wildflowers
Landowners will learn practical ways to restore these valuable natural systems to their land. Advanced registration is required by calling 636-399-8733. More

Prairie Day comes to Shaw Nature Reserve Sept. 20

Prairie Day at Shaw Nature Reserve
Visitors can relive the days of "Little House On The Prairie" when more than one third of Missouri was tallgrass prairie. More

MDC names Birch Tree man as Logger of the Year

MDC names Birch Tree man as 2014 Logger of the Year
Congratulations to Scott 'Greg' Stark of Birch Tree and owner of Stark Logging on being named 2014 State Logger of the Year. More