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Avoid planting invasive trees such as the Bradford pear

Callery Pear
Gardeners and homeowners are urged to consider native alternatives for spring planting, such as the downy serviceberry. More

MDC invites public to “Understanding Missouri Streams” at Powder Valley Nature Center

Fisheries Management Biologist Sarah Peper
The program will help attendees learn all about our state’s streams, their fish and wildlife, and how humans are impacting them. More

Early teal season approved

hunter with teal
Dates are contingent on breeding population survey. More

April 2014 Conservation Action

These two maps show changes in antlerless permit availability.
A summary of actions at the April 2014 meeting of the Missouri Conservation Commission More

MDC limits firearm antlerless permits for upcoming deer season

Decrease in deer numbers and resulting hunter and landowner input prompt changes. More

MDC to host Conservation Celebration in Kirksville

Girl hugs tree so companions can find her while on hike
Activities, demonstrations, and displays will help families discover nature. More

Prairie chicken release bolsters iconic native

Prairie chickens released at Dunn Ranch
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Family Fun Day on April 26 celebrates return of native habitat to Queeny Park

Queeny Park
The Missouri Department of Conservation and St. Louis County Parks have joined forces to restore native habitat to Queeny Park. More

Youth turkey season harvest tops 4,000

Youth Turkey Harvest
Good reproduction in 2011 and 2012 helped young hunters. More

Tree planting events benefit KC area parks

Kansas City area community tree plantings
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