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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

O’Fallon angler takes state-record skipjack herring

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 27, 2016

Congratulations to James Lucas on breaking the state record by snagging a 1-pound, 10-ounce skipjack herring on the Mississippi River.

Marble Hill partners with MDC to manage Pellegrino Lake

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 27, 2016

A grand opening of the lake is set for May 21 with fishing activities for the public.

MDC offers free Discover Nature Girls Camp in High Hill

News from the region

Central
Apr 27, 2016

Girls ages 11-15 will learn outdoor skills and earn hunter education certification this summer during a three-day camp.

MDC offers free Discover Nature — Fishing event May 14

Apr 25, 2016

Outdoor skills event for families offered at Sedalia Rod and Gun Club.

Discover Nature Fishing

Jefferson City angler catches state-record river redhorse

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 25, 2016

MDC congratulates Dan Schmitz on breaking the state record by catching a 9-pound, 13-ounce river redhorse on the Tavern Creek near St. Elizabeth.

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

MDC Cape Nature Center says ‘Don’t let your bucket list rust’

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 22, 2016

Fishin’ Magicians program inspires guests to get outdoors.

Fishin’ Magicians Amy Short and Steve Craig

MDC finds prairie chicken numbers up at Dunn Ranch

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 22, 2016

Birds using more leks, a hopeful sign for endangered prairie species.

Prairie Chickens at Dunn Ranch

MDC finds new CWD cases during past‐season testing

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 22, 2016

Department will increase CWD monitoring this fall with mandatory testing in 29 counties.

MDC CWD Management Zones

MDC invites youth, families to free fishing classes in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Apr 22, 2016

Four Discover Nature – Fishing courses offered on Tuesday evenings in May.

Girl Fishing

Schools win MDC and MoDOT "No MOre Trash!" contest

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 21, 2016

Congratulations to East Elementary, Hermann Middle School, and Cross Keys Middle School!

2016 NMT Winner East Elementary

MDC: Cape Nature Center presents Bats of Missouri program Wednesday

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 21, 2016

Though portrayed by Hollywood as scary, the real scary story is the current plight of native bats.

MDC Cape Nature Center holds Earth Day celebration Saturday

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 21, 2016

The nature center will celebrate Earth Day this Saturday with A Southeast Earth Day.

Bash trash with MDC and MoDOT Trash Bash!

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 20, 2016

Volunteer to clean up litter through May 15 and report efforts online at nomoretrash.org.

2016 Trash Bash Logo

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: 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 offers special outdoor skills training workshops for teachers

News from the region

St. Louis
Apr 15, 2016

Educators can enrich the lives of their students by introducing them to life-long outdoor activities.

MDC: Don’t forget your turkey permit

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 15, 2016

Spring turkey regular season runs from April 18- May 8.

Warren County conservation agent settling into his new post

News from the region

St. Louis
Apr 15, 2016

Agent Bob Lyons is getting to know the county’s people and natural resources.

MDC helps grow new generation of turkey hunters, conservationists

News from the region

Northeast
Apr 15, 2016

Free clinic and mentored hunt in northeast Missouri connects kids with nature

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.

MDC helps grow new generation of turkey hunters, conservationists

News from the region

Central
Apr 15, 2016

Free clinics and mentored hunts in central Missouri help connect kids with nature

New Great Missouri Birding Trail website takes flight

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 14, 2016

Visit greatmissouribirdingtrail.com to find the best places to bird in Missouri.

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

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Joe Jerek
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573-522-4115
Francis Skalicky
(Southwest)
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Dan Zarlenga
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