Call 1-800-392-1111 to report poaching and arson
Want your shade trees to live long, healthy lives? Water them when they're young and during dry spells.
Guiding principles to Missouri's recovery plan.
Explore the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program. Review grant opportunities, free teacher workshops, and other conservation-related classroom resources and programs.
Download maps and find nearby Conservation Areas, Accesses, Offices, and Nature Centers
Learn more about fishing with hands-on instruction
Three species are most commonly found in Missouri.
Read the latest responses and actions taken by MDC during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Get tips on fishing for catfish and find the best spots clos to you.
Hunter education is required to purchase a firearms hunting permit in Missouri. Get more information about the details on hunter education requirements.
To submit your qualifying property, visit the permit website and click on the Landowner Permit Application button.
Deer Hunting Essentials
Hunter Education and Skills Training
Recognize Your Catch
What can you catch in Missouri’s waters? Here’s our most common game and non-game fish.
Looking for a place to fish? Check the statewide map.
Find fishing events near you.
Check to see what's in season.
Planting & Care Resources for Your Property
Use native trees and shrubs to improve wildlife habitat and soil and water conservation on your land.
Tips on transporting and storing seedlings, plus instructions for planting by hand or with a machine.
From tree selection and planting to pruning guidelines, this section covers everything you need to know to take care of your backyard trees.
Did you know that most tree problems result from a combination of factors?
Learn More About the Department
Learn how the Conservation Commission is appointed, what they are responsible for, and who the current Commissioners are.
Watch a live stream of the next Conservation Commission meeting.
We help make Missouri a great place to live. We conserve and protect our state's great outdoors.
Our mission is to protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife resources of the state; to facilitate and provide opportunity for all citizens to use, enjoy, and learn about these resources.
Our monthly publication about conservation in Missouri--free to all residents.
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We protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife of the state. We facilitate and provide opportunity for all citizens to use, enjoy, and learn about these resources.