MDC News from 05/2012

Endangered beetle gets a prairie home in Missouri

News from the region

Statewide
May 31, 2012

The Saint Louis Zoo, in partnership with MDC, The Nature Conservancy and USFWS, is releasing about 150 pairs of American burying beetles at Wah-Kon-Tah Prairie.

Rockwoods Range Conservatoin Area sign

I-44 construction requires detour to access/exit Jay Henges Shooting Range

News from the region

St. Louis
May 31, 2012
Jay Henges shooting range

May Conservation Action

News from the region

Statewide
May 29, 2012

Actions of the Missouri Conservation Commission at its May meeting included setting deer and early migratory bird seasons.

MDC open house on CWD next steps June 2 in Macon County

News from the region

Northeast
Central
May 25, 2012

Open house will be at New Cambria High School June 2 between 1-4 p.m.

deer

Northeast Regional Office celebrates five years

News from the region

Northeast
May 25, 2012

Enjoy an anniversary celebration on June 9 with family friendly activities devoted to nature and the outdoors.

MDC Northeast Regional Office

MDC workshop offers teachers tools and training for innovative educational programs

News from the region

St. Louis
May 24, 2012

Help quail and other wildlife by limiting recreational mowing

News from the region

Statewide
May 24, 2012

MDC offers alternatives to mowing that benefit wildlife.

bobwhite quail

Conservation history video goes on sale in time for Father’s Day

News from the region

Statewide
May 24, 2012

The release comes just in time for Father’s Day.

Landowners play key role in elk restoration

News from the region

Statewide
May 23, 2012

Habitat on private land helps ensure the future of Missouri’s growing elk herd.

Two Missouri Elk Bulls

New hatch for Kansas City’s skyscraper-dwelling peregrine falcons

News from the region

Kansas City
May 23, 2012
Falcon Flying in Kansas City

DNA reveals different origins for Missouri mountain lions

News from the region

Statewide
May 22, 2012

Four cougars seen in Missouri came from three states.

Closeup of mountain lion face

Peck Ranch welcomes second elk cohort

News from the region

Statewide
May 19, 2012

This year’s gang includes 22 adult cows, 18 of which are pregnant.

Elk arrive off of truck for 2012 release

Kansas City to host International Hunter Education Association conference

News from the region

Kansas City
Statewide
May 18, 2012

Experts on safe and skillful hunting will gather in Kansas City May 29 through June 2 for annual IHEA conference.

Father and Son Deer Hunting.

Conservation areas perfect for celebrating National Trails Day

News from the region

Statewide
May 16, 2012

Missourians can discover nature by exploring 700-plus miles of foot, bicycle and equestrian trails on conservation areas.

Sign up for Cape G Nature Center Outdoor Adventure Camp

News from the region

Southeast
May 15, 2012

Two-day camps are free and scheduled for June 5-6, June 7-8, June 12-13 and June 14-15.

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Sign up for Cape G Nature Center Outdoor Adventure Camp

News from the region

Southeast
May 15, 2012

Two-day camps are free and scheduled for June 5-6, June 7-8, June 12-13 and June 14-15.

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

A little luck nabs new state largemouth bass record

News from the region

Statewide
May 15, 2012
Dylan Gilmore Record Largemouth Bass

Five FalconCam chicks flourishing, banded for WBS research

News from the region

Statewide
May 15, 2012

Two male chicks leaving nest on or about June 4 and three females on or about June 15.

Falcon Chick Banding

MU football player holding online auction for new duck blind at Eagle Bluffs CA

News from the region

Central
May 15, 2012

Go to www.ebay.com and search Mizzou football autographed jersey or autographed Mizzou football.

Mizzou Football Jersey

Renovations close Apple Creek rifle, pistol ranges

News from the region

Southeast
May 10, 2012

Range will close June 4 for about three months. Shotgun and archery ranges will remain open.

More elk for Missouri restoration to arrive mid-May

News from the region

Statewide
May 07, 2012

Arrival scheduled for May 18 at Peck Ranch after health approval and collaring in Kentucky.

an elk in a cattle chute gets inspected before getting relocated to Missouri.

Regular spring turkey harvest totals 40,447

News from the region

Statewide
May 07, 2012

Youth weekend adds 4,319 for an overall spring 2012 total of 44,766.

Wild Turkeys

Curiosity leads to new state Goldeye record

News from the region

Statewide
May 04, 2012
Rachel Davis with State Record Goldeye

FFA and High School Trap Championship draws more than 750 students

News from the region

Statewide
May 04, 2012

Gateway-Clay-Busters from Defiance dominated high scores.

Trapshooting Top Scores

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