August 2014

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.

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Central Regional Logger of the Year for 2014

MDC names Warren Gerlt Central Regional Logger of the Year

A third generation logger, Gerlt of Fayette has been logging and buying timber for more than 30 years.

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Female Trout Angler

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

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

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A Day on the Confluence Boat Ride

MDC celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day with special river event

Visitors will celebrate the day where North America’s two largest rivers come together.

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Youth Dove Hunting

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

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

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burn boss with drip torch in front of fire

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

The Aug. 28 workshop in Cape Girardeau will be given two different times to provide landowners a better opportunity to attend.

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Muzzleloading Shotguns and Rifles

Fall Rendezvous planned at MDC Lake City Shooting Range

Enjoy black powder shooting and displays.

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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.

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A hunter accepts a duck from a retriever.

Missouri waterfowl seasons set

Duck hunters will have a 60-day season again this year.

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Glade Wildflowers

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

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

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Prairie Day at Shaw Nature Reserve

Prairie Day comes to Shaw Nature Reserve Sept. 20

Visitors can relive the days of "Little House On The Prairie" when more than one third of Missouri was tallgrass prairie.

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MDC names Birch Tree man as 2014 Logger of the Year

MDC names Birch Tree man as 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.

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