MDC News from 02/2013

Storm-damaged trees require thoughtful care

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 28, 2013

Youth turkey hunting clinic offered March 30

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 28, 2013

The clinic north of Clinton is open to participants age 9 through 15.

Backyard bird feeders helpful in a winter following drought

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 28, 2013

For more information on backyard bird feeding, visit MDC online at mdc.mo.gov/node/4629

Backyard Bird Feeder

New platforms improve accessibility at Bennett Spring

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Feb 27, 2013

Project is a joint effort of MDC, Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation and Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

rainbow trout

Workshops at MDC Henges Shooting Range aim to improve turkey hunting skills

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 22, 2013

Workshops are free and open to participants ages 11 and up. Advance registration is required.

turkey hunting

More than 8,000 anglers expected at March 1 trout-park opener

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 22, 2013

More than 25,000 trout will await them.

rainbow trout

Bowhunters of Missouri choose MDC's Henry as Agent of the Year

News from the region

Ozark
Statewide
Feb 21, 2013
Agent Henry with UBM Agent of Year Award

MDC offers TRIM grants for community forest improvements

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 21, 2013

Grant applications due June 1. Help available through upcoming MDC workshops.

Overstory research crew measuring trees

Missouri NWTF names MDC Agent Killian as Wildlife Officer of the Year

News from the region

Ozark
Feb 21, 2013
Conservation Agent Killian named Wildlife Officer of the Year by NWTF

MDC offers landowner pond workshops in Cole and Morgan Counties

News from the region

Central
Feb 21, 2013

Workshops are free, but space is limited and participants must pre-register by March 17.

Renew hunting, fishing permits online with MDC e-Permits

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 21, 2013

Visit mdc.mo.gov and click on “Buy Permits” for easy and immediate purchase, printing and use.

Cape Girardeau Nature Center to host native plant seminar

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 21, 2013
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

2013 hunting, trapping, fishing regulation booklets available from MDC

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 20, 2013

Get copies where permits are sold, at MDC offices, and online.

MDC and MU Extension host land management workshop for landowners

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 15, 2013

Get help with managing land for wildlife habitat, aquatic resources, plant management and invasive species control.

Black River produces record fish

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 14, 2013

The Missouri Department of Conservation has two ways to recognize anglers who catch big fish.

Brian Taylor holds his record gizzard shad

February 2013 Conservation Action

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 14, 2013

Here is a summary of actions of general interest at the Missouri Conservation Commission's February meeting

UPDATE: More than 1,600 students now competing at state archery tournament, Friday times added

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 13, 2013

Record participation tops 1,600. Friday events added. Public and media invited on March 22-23 at UCM in Warrensburg.

Archers at 2012 MoNASP State Tournament

MDC and other conservation partners bring nature home to Boys Hope Girls Hope

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 11, 2013

Native tree and plant landscape at BHGH headquarters creates important urban wildlife habitat and reduces landscape maintenance costs.

Boys Hope Girls Hope Conservation Project

MDC to host bowhunter ed class in Moberly

News from the region

Central
Feb 11, 2013

Take a Vulture Venture at Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Feb 11, 2013

Discover nature at 17th annual Vulture Venture noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Photo of a turkey vulture in flight

MDC offers Basic Reloading: Metallic Cartridges class in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Feb 08, 2013

Whether you want to enjoy more time on the shooting range or develop a special load for your next hunt, this class will teach you the basics of reloading safety and techniques.

MDC offers prescribed fire workshop in Boone County

News from the region

Central
Feb 07, 2013

Learn how to use prescribed fire to boost wildlife habitat and reduce less desirable plant species on March 9 at Bradford Research Center in Columbia.

MDC offers hunter ed class in Randolph County

News from the region

Northeast
Central
Feb 07, 2013
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MDC confirms mountain lion at Peck Ranch

News from the region

Ozark
Feb 06, 2013

Widely scattered sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue.

Peck Ranch Mountain Lion Sighting

State agencies urge skunk, rabies awareness

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 06, 2013

These little carnivores can carry more than a bad smell.

Photo of a Striped skunk

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