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MDC offers cable restraint certification class in West Plains

News from the region

Ozark
Aug 19, 2016

Course is required for those who wish to use cable restraint devices during trapping season.

coyote in the snow

MDC names Birch Tree man State Logger of the Year

News from the region

Statewide
Ozark
Aug 18, 2016

Congratulations to Smith Flooring contract logger Tom Martin!

Logger of the Year 2016

Learn about fishing through MDC's Discover Nature - Fishing

News from the region

Ozark
Aug 05, 2016

Free lessons will be offered at a variety of locations in August.

Kids fishing with an MDC instructor.

MDC partners with Lincoln University on West Plains Feral Hog Workshop

News from the region

Ozark
Jul 25, 2016

Free workshop addresses feral hog concerns and assistance available to landowners.

Feral hog damage to a field.

MDC: Hunter education skills session scheduled for West Plains

News from the region

Ozark
Jul 21, 2016

The Aug. 2 skills session satisfies part two of Missouri hunter education requirements.

An adult man and young boy learning gun and hunter safety.

MDC improving fish habitat at Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes

News from the region

Ozark
Jul 15, 2016

More than 100 tree bundles to be sunk at select locations on reservoirs.

Habitat Structures in Norfork Lake

MDC searches for vehicle in elk poaching case

News from the region

Ozark
Jun 14, 2016

A reward of nearly $4,500 is offered for information in elk poaching case.

Poached Elk

Tree health in the Ozarks, a growing concern

News from the region

Ozark
Southwest
Southeast
Jun 03, 2016

People with tree concerns or questions can get answers at June 18 event.

This view from Stegall Mountain on Peck Ranch Conservation Area shows just a portion of the forested Ozarks.

Conservation Department hosts Youth Bowfishing Clinic

News from the region

Ozark
May 19, 2016

Learn the increasingly popular sport during this one-day youth clinic.

Bowfishing on the river bank.

Twin Pines Conservation Education Center hosts Family Fish Day

News from the region

Ozark
May 05, 2016

Twin Pines will host Family Fish Day, Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Twin Pines Conservation Center presents Nature at Night

News from the region

Ozark
May 05, 2016

Learn about animals that are active only at night.

Ozark Timber Industry Partnership Celebration presents activities for all

News from the region

Ozark
Apr 29, 2016

Nature programs, logger training and more are planned for the May 14 event at Eminence City Park.

MDC: Winona Landowner Elk Workshop set for May 14

News from the region

Ozark
Apr 19, 2016

Landowners will take habitat tours, learn current status of Missouri’s elk herd.

MDC creates butterfly habitat at Wilder Museum

News from the region

Ozark
Apr 15, 2016

Plantings will focus on attracting monarchs to famed author's home.

Join MDC for 'An Evening With Wildlife' on April 6

News from the region

Ozark
Apr 01, 2016

Free event will give public a chance to learn about area conservation programs.

Refuge part of MDC's Peck Ranch Area to close temporarily

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 31, 2016
Elk at Peck Ranch

MDC: Twin Pines celebrates Ozark traditions with Heritage Day April 16

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 29, 2016

Bee keeping and Sassafras paddle making are just two of many demonstrations offered.

MDC: Twin Pines seeks volunteers to help prepare for spring

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 11, 2016

Volunteers can help the center meet specific needs.

Twin Pines

Refuge at MDC Peck Ranch Area to close temporarily for elk calving

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 01, 2016

Annual closure from April 1 to July 1 is for elk calving with minimal disturbance from people.

Elk at Peck Ranch

MDC holding prescribed burn clinics in Ava and Doniphan

News from the region

Ozark
Feb 05, 2016

Free workshops will show how to use fire as a land management tool.

Prescribed Burn

MDC: Discover Nature at Twin Pines Fly-Tying Event

News from the region

Ozark
Jan 14, 2016

Try your hand at this delicate craft that will work your mind and attract your biggest catch.

Fishing Fly

MDC to hold prescribed burn workshops in Ozarks

News from the region

Ozark
Jan 12, 2016

Free workshops show how fire can be used as a land management tool.

Prescribed Burn

Love nature? Become a Master Naturalist with MDC

News from the region

Ozark
Jan 12, 2016

Training coming up in Rolla. Orientation session on Feb. 4 with training registration required by Feb. 11.

Master Naturalists

MDC offers fish gigging clinic Jan. 23 for Oregon County

News from the region

Ozark
Jan 05, 2016

Participants will learn how to gig and prepare their catch for a gravel bar fish fry.

Gigging

MDC seeks public input for Austin Community Lake

News from the region

Ozark
Jan 04, 2016

Public can comment on the long-term management plan Jan. 1-31.

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Lucas Bond
(Statewide)
Lucas.Bond@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
573-751-4115
Candice Davis
(Ozark), (Southeast)
Candice.Davis@mdc.mo.gov
Southeast Regional Office
573-290-5730
Bill Graham
(Kansas City), (Northwest)
Bill.Graham@mdc.mo.gov
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
816-759-7305
Robert Hemmelgarn
(Central), (Northeast)
Robert.Hemmelgarn@mdc.mo.gov
Central Regional Office and Conservation Research Center
573-815-7900
Kristie Hilgedick
(Statewide)
Kristie.Hilgedick@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
573-751-4115
Joe Jerek
(Statewide)
Joe.Jerek@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
573-522-4115
Francis Skalicky
(Southwest)
Francis.Skalicky@mdc.mo.gov
Southwest Regional Office
417-895-6880
Dan Zarlenga
(St. Louis)
Dan.Zarlenga@mdc.mo.gov
St. Louis Regional Office
636-441-4554