MDC News from 04/2012

Hotdogs for Corby Pond to highlight planned improvements

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 30, 2012

Frohna man pleads guilty to wildlife violations

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 30, 2012
Luckey Evidence

Bear awareness extra important in springtime

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 27, 2012

A seasonal uptick in black-bear reports emphasizes the importance of precautionary measures.

Close up of a black bear sow head. It has light-colored fur on the sides of its snout.

Cape Girardeau Nature Center to hold Women’s Fishing Clinic

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 26, 2012

Discover Nature at Women's Fishing Clinic on June 2 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Discovery Center hosting exhibit by landscape artist Thomas Cole

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 26, 2012

Discover nature through "Wild Land, Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Landscape Painting" at the Discovery Center through May 25.

A View of the Round Top by Thomas Cole

Tree City USA awards presented to area cities

News from the region

Kansas City
Northwest
Apr 26, 2012
Riverbreaks Burr Oak

Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Third Annual BioBlitz set for June 9 and 10

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 26, 2012

In addition to plant and animal surveys, there will be potluck picnic dinner, stargazing, nocturnal insect observations and free tent camping on the prairie.

Image of Gray-Headed Coneflower.

Mountain lion sighting confirmed in Grundy County

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 25, 2012
Grundy County Mountain Lion

John Heckmann named 2011 Missouri Tree Farmer of the Year

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 25, 2012

Learn more by visiting Heckmann’s Bear Valley Tree Farm during landowner conference June 2.

First-week turkey harvest rebounds

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 24, 2012

Jakes make the difference.

FalconCam shows three chicks in nest with two eggs left

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 23, 2012

Watch the FalconCam at mdc.mo.gov/node/16934.

Peregrin falcon inspecting her egg

Oz Hawksley named Master Conservationist

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 20, 2012

This college professor, outdoor-skills educator and author has inspired generations of citizen and professional conservationists.

Hoyt, Jeffries, inducted into Conservation Hall of Fame

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 20, 2012

Some of their achievements were collaborations.

Morley is home to champion black oak

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 16, 2012

A black oak tree in Morley has been certified as the largest known tree of its species in the state by MDC.

Champion Black Oak

Fish stocked, reproducing at Little River CA

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 16, 2012
Combs Lake Management Efforts

April 2012 Conservation Action

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 16, 2012

Sikeston man catches rare Missouri visitor in Cape G. diversion channel

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 13, 2012

Striped mullet ventured up Mississippi River from Gulf of Mexico.

David Warren catches mullet

Cape Nature Center program offers fishing tips for kids

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 11, 2012
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

First Turkey Awards turn memories into a mementos

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 10, 2012

You can even add a photo of your favorite hunter.

Bowfishing duo doubles down on state-record bowfin

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 09, 2012

They realized too late they could have had two records.

David Warren holds his Missouri state-record bowfin.

Get free trees and more at MDC Arbor Day celebration in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 09, 2012

Attend free family event on April 14 at MDC Northwest Regional Office.

planting a seedling

Crawford County Conservation Agent Tim Tallent is MDC agent of the year

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 09, 2012
2012 MDC Agent of the Year Tim Tallent

“Subtending” exercise leads to aha! moment for turkey hunters

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 05, 2012

An exercise conducted recently at the Andy Dalton Range shed light on the causes of turkey-hunting incidents.

Meeting of the Missouri Conservation Commission

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 05, 2012

Conservation Department Headquarters

2901 West Truman Boulevard, Jefferson City, Missouri

Thursday, April 12 – 10:00 a.m. – Executive Session (Closed)

Thursday, April 12 – 1:00 p.m. – Budget Workshop

Friday, April 13 – 8:30 a.m. – Regular Open Meeting

Discover nature through geocaching at Cape Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 04, 2012

Combine GPS skills with outdoor exercise and appreciation of nature at the Spring GPS Challenge on April 21.

Geocaching on conservation lands

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