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John Miller

MDC's John Miller honored for career of nature interpretation

Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery's John Miller receives national lifetime achievement award.

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Women Canoeing

Discover Nature through MDC Women’s Outdoor-Skills Weekend

Weekend will be May 29-31. Registration deadline is April 24.

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Trash Bash Pin

Bash Trash in April with MDC and MoDOT Annual Trash Bash

Visit for more info and to report cleanup efforts.

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Cape LaCroix Creek cleanup trash

Volunteers needed for Cape LaCroix Creek cleanup April 25

Help clean the creek of litter, followed by lunch and thank you gifts.

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Malta Bend man lands record 120-pound blue catfish with trotline

Malta Bend man lands record 120-pound blue catfish with trotline

Burr Edde III breaks 50-year Missouri record for blue catfish caught using alternative method.

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Indigo Bunting

MDC's Burr Oak Woods offers guided birding hikes

Join the “Bird Nerd Naturalists” for free outdoor fun for all ages.

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American Bald Eagle catching a fish

MDC Runge Nature Center hosting Wings over Water program on April 23

Learn about Missouri’s water resources and the wildlife they support at this FREE, interactive family event.

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MDC to host prescribed burn workshop in Grundy County

On April 11: Learn about methods for safe controlled burns

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Elk Calf with Collar

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

Shutdown during elk calving period is annual occurrence.

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bass fishing

MDC hosts pond management workshop April 22

Free workshop in Warrensburg will help landowners with pond management.

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