The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) provides these World Wide Web pages as a public service.
Permission to Use
Information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. However, all photos and images are copyrighted and may not be reproduced without written permission of the Department. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. The information contained in this website is dynamic and will change over time. This information data and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such.
When you send us personal identifying information via email (that is, in a message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a form that emails us this information), we use it to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other MDC employees who are better able to answer your questions.
Linking to other sites
The Missouri Department of Conservation will only link to the following kinds of external websites:
- Local, state or federal educational institutions or agencies
- Standard, recognized reference sites
- Nonprofit organizations involved in joint ventures with MDC
- Commercial news organization airing MDC programs
Creating links to the Missouri Department of Conservation website
Links may be made to any documents on the MDC website subject to the following conditions:
- Images, articles, and abstracts included in all documents may not be incorporated into a non-MDC Web document in such a way that the origin of the image, article, or abstract cannot be determined.
- Images, articles, and abstracts included in all documents may not be incorporated into a non-MDC Web document within frames so that advertisements or other navigation can be associated with the image, article or abstract.
The MDC website may display links to web pages that are not part of its website. These sites are not under MDC control, and MDC is not responsible for the information or links you may find there. These links are provided only as a convenience. The presence of these links is not intended to imply endorsement of that site, but to provide a convenient link to relevant sites that are managed by other organizations, companies, or people.
Any references herein to any organizations, specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise do not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Americans With Disabilities Act
In conformance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, MDC makes every effort to provide equally effective services for persons with disabilities. Those with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations to MDC programs and activities and access to public facilities. Please call MDC’s Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator at 1-800-735-2966 (TTY) or email Lisa.Wehmeyer@mdc.mo.gov.
Equal Opportunity Statement
MDC operates free from discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinion or affiliation, race, creed, color, gender, age, ancestry, marital status, or disability. A person who feels he or she may have been discriminated against or would like further information should write: Director, Missouri Department of Conservation, P.O. Box 180, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180, or Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.
Missouri Department of Conservation and its employees expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for any damage, loss or injury arising out of the following:
- Your access or inability to access this site
- Your purchase of use of the goods or services from this site
- The goods or services offered or the content displayed on this site.
Further, the Missouri Department of Conservation and its employees expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for any damage, loss or injury arising out of the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the data described and/or contained within this website and shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use.
It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent with these limitations.