MDC News from 02/2014

MDC offers prescribed fire workshop for landowners in Vichy

News from the region

Central
Feb 28, 2014

The March 14 workshop is free, but space is limited and you must preregister by March 12.

controlled burns

MDC offers TRIM grants and workshops for community forest improvements

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 28, 2014

The deadline for Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) cost-share grant applications is June 1.

White Oak

MDC seeks public input for Marshall Junction Conservation Area

News from the region

Central
Feb 28, 2014

A draft plan for Marshall Junction Conservation Area (CA) is available for public review March 1-31.

MDC seeks public input for Spring Creek Gap Conservation Area

News from the region

Central
Feb 28, 2014

A draft plan for the Spring Creek Gap Conservation Area is available for public review from March 1 to March 31.

Runge Nature Center to hold native plant sale March 22

News from the region

Central
Feb 25, 2014

Native plants offer alternatives to the traditional water- and chemical-dependent manicured lawn.

Garden Coneflowers

Great things ahead for paddlefish snaggers

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 25, 2014

The few remaining spoonbills that were stocked in 2001 are tackle-testers now, and a strong 2008 year-class is coming up behind them.

A snagger rears back on his stout fishing rod, hoping to hook a hefty spoonbill.

2014 hunting, trapping, fishing regulation booklets available from MDC

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 24, 2014

Get copies of the booklets where permits are sold, at MDC offices throughout the state, and online at mdc.mo.gov.

2014 Hunting and Trapping Summary Booklet

More than 10,000 anglers expected at March 1 trout-park opener

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 21, 2014

30,000 trout will await their casts.

Winter Trout Fishing at Montauk State Park

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey hunt in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Feb 21, 2014

Preregistration by April 9 is required.

Young turkey hunter with gobbler

Renew hunting, fishing permits for your passport to outdoor adventures

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 21, 2014

March 1 marks the start of a new permit year.

Charlie Nelson and granddaughters fishing

Join MDC for an Evening with Wildlife in Macon

News from the region

Northeast
Feb 21, 2014

Discover nature and spend an evening with wildlife from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in the gymnasium at Macon High School.

Photo of male wild turkey walking in mowed grass

MDC offers prescribed fire workshop in Williamsburg

News from the region

Central
Feb 21, 2014

The March 1 workshop is free, but preregistration is required by Feb. 27.

prescribed burn

Experts will score antlers at Cape Nature Center event on Saturday

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 20, 2014

Bring your antler trophies from any past season to have them officially scored from 9 a.m. to noon, including shed antlers.

looking for antler sheds in a field

MDC Xplor kids' magazine receives Parents’ Choice “seal of approval”

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 20, 2014

To subscribe to Xplor magazine and to Xplor more online, visit xplormo.org, or subscribe by calling MDC at 573-522-4115, ext. 3856 or ext. 3249.

Xplor Cover Feb/March 2014

Missouri Law Enforcement Officer Earns NWTF National Award

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 18, 2014

Congratulations to MDC Grundy County Agent Jeff Berti on being named NWTF 2013 National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and Missouri State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Grundy County Conservation Agent Jeff Berti

Missouri Volunteer Receives National NWTF Award

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 18, 2014

Congratulations to MDC's Kyle Lairmore on receiving 2013 NWTF Wheelin' Sportsmen Volunteer of the Year Award.

Kyle Lairmore

Springfield Nature Center program to focus on feral hog problem

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 18, 2014

“Feral Hogs – Missouri Menace” is at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.

feral hog

March 14 deadline for schools to can litter through trash-can contest

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 13, 2014

MDC and MoDOT sponsor annual “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trash-can contest.

NMT 2013 Trashcan Contest Winners

MDC to hold pond management workshop in Hillsboro March 18

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 11, 2014

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host a Pond Management Workshop on Tuesday, March 18, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Jefferson College in Hillsboro. The workshop will be held in Arts and Sciences Building 1, room ASI-115 at 1000 Viking Drive.

A backhoe scoop digs muck from the bottom of a pond.

Missouri Master Naturalist class offered at Cole Camp

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 11, 2014

Registration deadline is Feb. 17 and the training course fee is $95.

Nature Center hosts Native Plant & Garden Seminar

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 11, 2014

This free event is open to everyone ages 18 and up. Register by February 28.

Painted lady butterfly

Cape Nature Center to host pond management workshop

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 11, 2014

The workshop is free but space is limited and advanced registration is required.

MDC promotes new wildlife supervisor for Southeast Missouri

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 11, 2014
Matt Bowyer

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop in Osceola

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 11, 2014

Advance registration is requested by March 5 to assist with planning for lunch and materials.

prescribed burn

MDC to hold pond management workshop in Gray Summit March 12

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 07, 2014

The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a free Pond Management Workshop for landowners on Wednesday, March 12, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit.

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