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MDC Discover Nature - Fishing classes offered in St. Joseph

St. Joseph, Mo. -- Fishing is a great way for people to enjoy nature, especially children. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a new program to help kids and families gain angling skills and confidence. MDC's Discover Nature - Fishing Program is free and teaches participants about fishing tackle, methods and where to go.

Discover Nature - Fishing classes offered at Hartell area

Plattsburg, Mo. -- Fishing is a great way for people to enjoy nature, especially children. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a new program to help kids and families gain angling skills and confidence. MDC's Discover Nature - Fishing Program is free and teaches participants about fishing tackle, methods and where to go.

MDC seeks public input for conservation areas in northwest Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. MDC is in the multi-year process of updating management plans for conservation areas and invites public comments.

Draft management plans for several conservation areas in northwest Missouri are available for public comment through July 30. To preview the plans and share comments online, visit www.mdc.mo.gov/areaplans.

2014 Loess Hill Prairies Management Plan

The Loess Hill Prairies includes the Brickyard Hill, Jamerson C. McCormack and Star School Hill Prairie Conservation Areas.

2014 Buchanan County Conservation Areas Management Plan

This area includes the Agency, Arthur Dupree, Bee Creek, Wilfrid V. and Anna C. Kneib Memorial, Sunbridge Hills and Caroline Sheridan Logan Memorial Conservation Areas.

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