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MDC offers Field to Fork fish cooking lesson Aug. 16 in KC

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 12, 2016

Gorman Discovery Center will host cooking series as chefs prepare fish and game

MDC staff demonstrating how to clean and cook a fish.

Summer camp is not over, MDC hosting a free one in KC

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 08, 2016

All ages welcome at Discovery Center's walk-in summer camp activities July 29

MDC's Gorman Discovery Center will offer summer camp style archery, games, nature crafts and campfire fun 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 29, at 4750 Troost Ave. in Kansas City.

MDC and libraries partner for fishing gear checkout

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 06, 2016

Four Mid-Continent Library branches in KC metro provide loaner fishing tackle.

Discover Nature Fishing

MDC bands a bonus peregrine falcon in Kansas City

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 06, 2016

Biologists glad to see falcons nest again at Commerce Tower site 

A young male peregrine falcon gets examined.

MDC seeks public input for Settle's Ford Conservation Area

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 01, 2016

Public can comment in July on management plan for key waterfowl area.

Settle's Ford Conservation Area

MDC seeks public input for Montrose Conservation Area

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 01, 2016

Public can comment in July on management plan for area in Henry County.

Montrose Conservation Area

Hummingbirds gone from feeders? They'll be back

News from the region

Kansas City
Jun 17, 2016

MDC biologist says migrants increase feeder visits in spring and late summer.

The ruby-throated hummingbird with blurred wingbeats and the ability to hover in the air is a fascinating visitor to flower gardens and home bird feeders.

MDC offers private landowners payments for public access

News from the region

Kansas City
Jun 15, 2016

Program is designed to boost outdoor recreation access and wildlife habitat.

MRAP

MDC offers free class on fishing with alternative methods

News from the region

Kansas City
Jun 02, 2016

Class at Burr Oak Woods teaches about trot lines, jug lines and archery fishing

Little girl learning how to fish using trot lines

MDC seeks public input for Pinhook Access

News from the region

Kansas City
Jun 01, 2016

Public can comment in June on management plans for Pettis County area

Angler showing off his catch

MDC offers outdoor skills events geared for special needs

News from the region

Kansas City
May 23, 2016

Staff and volunteers help participants fish, canoe and target shoot

MDC staff helping special needs people fish.

MDC joins birding enthusiasts at Wings Over Weston

News from the region

Kansas City
May 18, 2016

Annual birding festival showcases conservation and ecology of wild birds.

Exhibit table at Wings of Weston

MDC offers landowners payment for public use of land

News from the region

Central
Kansas City
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St. Louis
May 16, 2016

Landowners can apply June 1 – July 15 for new program that pays them to allow public hunting, fishing, or wildlife viewing on enrolled private lands.

Hunter reading the signage at an MRAP area.

MDC provides grant for upgrades at Higginsville City Lake

News from the region

Kansas City
May 05, 2016

Completed project makes lake more accessible for anglers and boaters

MDC offers free pond management workshop May 12

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 27, 2016

Workshop at Holden offers tips on building or improving ponds for fishing

MDC offers livestream links to view KC area falcon nests

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 27, 2016

Peregrine falcons with eggs at two nest sites can be viewed online

MDC Lost Valley Hatchery to host Kids Fishing Day May 7

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 22, 2016

Free event at Warsaw teaches angling skills and youth can catch and keep fish.

Kid Fishing at Lost Valley

Blinds open to photographers at MDC's Cooley Lake

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 20, 2016

Wetland and nearby forested bluff provide good birding and hiking opportunities.

Waterfowl Blinds at Cooley Lake Conservation Area

MDC offers free Discover Nature — Fishing programs

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 13, 2016

Upcoming classes in the Kansas City area teach angling basics

Discover Nature Fishing

MDC assists with annual Blue River Rescue cleanup

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 05, 2016

Volunteers plant trees and collect trash from Kansas City stream and tributaries

MDC recommends native species for spring planting

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 04, 2016

Free program at Gorman Discovery Center explores native plants for landscaping

MDC offers frontier arts at Lake City Rendezvous April 9

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 29, 2016

Free event celebrates 1800s fur trade era skills featured in The Revenant

MDC recognizes outstanding urban forestry efforts

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 29, 2016

Honors recognize contributions in Kansas City metro area

MDC seeks grant applications for urban conservation in KC

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 15, 2016

Natural habitat projects on public land in Kansas City metro can receive funding

MDC adds new exhibits at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 11, 2016

Interactive exhibits interpret nature's wonder in fun ways.

Burr Oak Woods Exhibit

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