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Proposed Regulation Changes

Review proposed regulations and proposed regulation changes and give us your comments.

Black Bear Management in Missouri

Get information on black bears in Missouri, MDC black-bear research projects and management efforts, MDC’s black bear management plan, potential future hunting opportunities, and how to handle conflicts with nuisance bears. Share your comments with MDC staff.

Wild Turkey Management in Missouri

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.

Elk Hunting and Management

Attend one of our open houses to learn more about the future of elk hunting and management in Missouri.

Potential Revisions to Ginseng Harvest Regulations

The following regulation changes are being considered to ensure that Missouri ginseng harvests will be sustainable through the future. 

Landowner Permit Changes

The Department needs you input on acreage changes under consideration to landowner permits. 

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