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A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

MDC reminds deer hunters to properly dispose of carcasses

Proper carcass disposal helps prevent the spread of deer-borne diseases.

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MDC seeks public input for plans at two community lakes

Draft plans for the Worth County Community Lake and Limpp Lake in Gentry County are available for public comment through Oct. 31.

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Family Fishing at Reed Wildlife Area

National Hunting and Fishing Day held at MDC's Reed Area

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MDC invites public to a tree maintenance workshop in Hannibal

Learn more about tree selection, planting, and pruning techniques.

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Aerial Photo of Franklin Island Conservation Area

MDC seeks public input for Riverlands Conservation Areas

A draft plan is available for public review from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31.

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Photo of several wild turkey hen poults in grassy field

Wild turkey numbers up, fall and spring hunting prospects bright

Brood survey shows substantial gains in most of Missouri.

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Superman battles alien invaders at Burr Oak Woods

Help superheroes battle alien invaders at Burr Oak Woods

Family event on Oct. 4

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Fritillary Butterfly

MDC's Discovery Center plans nature photo exhibit

Photo submissions from public welcome.

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Squirrel Hunting

Small-game hunting forecast mostly sunny

Conservation Department experts say favorable weather allowed upland game species to increase their numbers in the past year.

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