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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

MDC to host Arbor Day observance April 30 in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 13, 2016

Free tree seedlings and advice on tree care available at event

MDC releases prairie chickens in northwest Missouri

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 12, 2016

Birds trapped in Nebraska are released to boost Harrison County flocks.

Prairie Chicken Tracking

Young turkey hunters harvest 4,145 birds during youth weekend

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 11, 2016

Callaway, Franklin, and Green come in as top-three harvest counties.

Spring Turkey Hunting

Cape Fair angler catches state-record white bass

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 11, 2016

Congratulations to James Wright on setting the state record by catching a 3-pound, 4-ounce white bass on Table Rock Lake.

MDC: This fox says ‘Don’t litter!’

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 08, 2016

A plastic bag is to blame for the loss of a fox’s back leg.

Injured Red Fox

Get kids hooked through Kids Free Fishing Days at trout parks

Apr 08, 2016

MDC encourages kids 15 and younger to enjoy three days of free trout fishing!

Kids Trout Fishing

MDC Little River Conservation Area open for use

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 08, 2016

MDC welcomes new naturalist for NW Region

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 08, 2016

Jada Tressler will present nature education programs

Reeds Spring fisherman takes state-record freshwater drum

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 07, 2016

MDC congratulates Joshua Cole on breaking the state record by shooting 30-pound, 15-ounce freshwater drum with bow and arrow on Table Rock Lake.

MDC to host Discover Nature – Forest and Wildlife Workshop in Portland April 16

News from the region

Central
Apr 07, 2016

Register to attend free program on improving woodland management on private property

Public invited to share ideas about future management of Catawissa Conservation Area

News from the region

St. Louis
Apr 05, 2016

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

MDC offers invasive tree pest workshop in Columbia May 3

News from the region

Central
Apr 05, 2016

Register to attend a free course on how to protect Missouri’s trees.

MDC: Welcome back hummingbirds!

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 05, 2016

Discover nature and learn more about the ruby-throated hummingbird.

MDC invites women to discover nature at summer workshop May 13-15

News from the region

Northeast
Apr 05, 2016

Weekend camp offers women a variety of outdoors skills courses

MDC assists with annual Blue River Rescue cleanup

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 05, 2016

Volunteers plant trees and collect trash from Kansas City stream and tributaries

MDC encourages people to Be Bear Aware!

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 04, 2016

Don’t feed bears. Avoid encounters. React right.

Black Bear

MDC recommends native species for spring planting

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 04, 2016

Free program at Gorman Discovery Center explores native plants for landscaping

Public invited to share ideas about future management of Crooked Creek Conservation Area

News from the region

St. Louis
Apr 04, 2016

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

Crooked Creek Conservation Area

MDC partnership breaks ground on butterfly garden in Jefferson City

News from the region

Central
Apr 04, 2016

New pollinator habitat at Missouri Electric Cooperatives headquarters to benefit conservation.

AMEC Butterfly Garden Groundbreaking

MDC: Cape Nature Center offers wildflower walks

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 01, 2016

Now is the time to get out and enjoy the colorful show of wildflowers in southeast Missouri.

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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
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Bill Graham
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Bill.Graham@mdc.mo.gov
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Robert Hemmelgarn
(Central), (Northeast)
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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