Notice: Events Cancelled

Most MDC events and programs at our nature centers, shooting ranges, and other locations around the state have been cancelled until April 15 to help protect the public amid ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns.

The cancellations are effective immediately and include scheduled hunter education classes, nature center programs and events, shooting range programs and events, and landowner workshops.

Please contact the specific MDC location for more information.

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Register by May 1

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020 - 3:00pm to Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 1:00pm

Location: Mark Twain Lake - M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor

This partnership event with the Corps of Engineers, MDC, NWTF, and Missouri Disabled Sportsmen is for adults who have never harvested a turkey. Participants must provide their own camouflage clothing. 2020 spring turkey permits are required. An Apprentice tag is required for those not Hunter Education Certified. Firearms are available upon request. Mentors/callers will be provided. Participants must attend pre-hunt clinic on May 8th. If participants happen to harvest a bird before this event they will become ineligible. A waiting list will be filled after the first ten applicants. An email will be sent to everyone on the waiting list each time spots open up.If Hunters and Mentors agree they may hunt Sunday as well. For questions contact Rob Garver (MDC) @ 660-785-2420 or Allen Mehrer (CORPS)@ 573-735-4097.

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