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Regular spring turkey season ends with 44,187 birds harvested

News from the region

Statewide
May 09, 2016

Top harvest counties were Franklin, St. Clair, and Texas.

Turkey Harvest

MDC confirms black bear poached in Jefferson County

News from the region

St. Louis
May 06, 2016

Investigation conducted by conservation agents uncovers sufficient evidence to file charges.

MDC to host women’s shooting academy in Columbia this June

News from the region

Central
May 06, 2016

Register to attend a free series of courses introducing women to basics of shooting sports.

Wet a line with MDC at kids' fishing clinic in Jefferson City

News from the region

Central
May 06, 2016

Help kids get hooked on the thrill of fishing, and discover nature.

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.

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

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.

Squirrel, black-bass seasons open Memorial Day weekend

News from the region

Statewide
May 05, 2016

Get more hunting and fishing information from MDC website at mdc.mo.gov.

Fishin’ Magicians fish for butterflies during May 13 program at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

News from the region

St. Louis
May 05, 2016

Comic magician duo pulls butterflies out of pupae for an evening of education and entertainment.

MDC to hold vehicle and equipment auction June 4 in Salem

News from the region

Statewide
May 04, 2016

View auction items and preregister day before or see list online at mdc.mo.gov/auction.

O’Fallon angler sets another state fishing record

News from the region

Statewide
May 04, 2016

Congratulations to James Lucas on setting the state record by catching an 8-pound, 6-ounce hybrid striped bass with a throwline on the Mississippi River.

MDC plans archery instructor training class

News from the region

Southwest
May 03, 2016

Free May 24 class will be held at O'Reilly-Tefft Gym n Springfield.

Archery Instructor Course

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts Wild Heart in concert this Friday

News from the region

Southeast
May 03, 2016

Bring the family for this fun, free nature-filled event.

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts two June canoeing programs

News from the region

Southeast
May 03, 2016

Learn to discover Missouri from a paddler’s view, the way it might’ve looked in the 1800s.

Kids' Fishing Day set for May 14 at Roaring River

News from the region

Southwest
May 03, 2016

Adult volunteers needed to help at free fishing event.

kid trout fishing

MDC: Youth Bowfishing Clinic scheduled for June 10 in Cape Girardeau

News from the region

Southeast
May 03, 2016

MDC offers new Missouri Conservationist app

News from the region

Statewide
May 03, 2016

Get Conservation Department’s award-winning magazine right on mobile devices.

Missouri Conservationist App

Public invited to share ideas about future management of Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

News from the region

St. Louis
May 03, 2016

Powder Valley’s public comment period runs through May 31.

Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

MDC to host women’s archery workshop in Columbia May 24

News from the region

Central
May 02, 2016

Register to attend a free workshop to introduce women to the joys of archery.

MDC seeks ideas about future management of Young Conservation Area

News from the region

St. Louis
May 02, 2016

Those interested in having input on the area’s 10-year management plan are invited to share their ideas during the month of May.

Four win science fair offered by MDC

News from the region

Statewide
May 02, 2016

MDC congratulates winners of its 2016 Discover Nature Schools Science Fair and thanks participants.

Hurley Elementary First Graders

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.

Conservation Commission plants tree to celebrate Arbor Day

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 29, 2016

MDC encourages people to plant native trees and practice proper tree care.

Commissioner Tree Planting

MDC sets upcoming migratory game bird and waterfowl seasons

Apr 29, 2016

Includes more days for dove hunting, 60-day duck season, and changes for geese.

Duck Hunting Group

MDC hosts Kids’ Fishing Day on May 14 at Maramec Spring Park

News from the region

Southeast
Central
Apr 29, 2016

Kids ages 15 years and under can discover the fun of trout fishing at free all-day event.

Trout Fishing

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Francis Skalicky
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