Managed Hunts


Register July 1st to 31st for a managed dove hunt at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area.


Mark Twain Lake

Blue Catfish and Flathead Catfish Assessment

MDC wants to hear your preferences about catfish fishing at Mark Twain and your opinions on potential new harvest regulations intended to improve the quality of this fishery.

Phase 2 recovery plan

Show Me Strong

Guiding principles to Missouri's recovery plan.

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Teacher Portal

Discover Nature Schools

Explore the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program. Review grant opportunities, free teacher workshops, and other conservation-related classroom resources and programs.  


MO Outdoors App

Download maps and find nearby Conservation Areas, Accesses, Offices, and Nature Centers


Watch Out For Ticks

Three species are most commonly found in Missouri.

Covid-19 virus

Read the latest responses and actions taken by MDC during the COVID-19 pandemic.


MDC is in the process of updating the Missouri Wild Turkey Management Plan and is seeking input from the public on the goals and objectives of the revised Plan.


Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state.

Deer Hunting

To submit your qualifying property, visit the permit website and click on the Landowner Permit Application button.