MDC News from 03/2014

2014 spring turkey hunting outlook good for much of Missouri

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 31, 2014

The timing of this year’s spring turkey season isn’t likely to have much effect on this year’s harvest.

Jean Mayer shows off her first turkey

Commitment to fishery conservation and hunter education earn MDC staff honors

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 31, 2014
CFM honors MDC's James Civiello

Stone County Couple Receives Tree Farm Recognition

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 31, 2014
Johnsons Receive Silver Tree Farm Certificate

Schools trash litter while having fun through No MOre Trash! contest

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 31, 2014

Congratulations to Ozarks Christian Academy, Smithville Primary Elementary School, and Glasgow R-2!

NMT 3-5 and Grand Prize Winner Ozarks Christian Academy

MDC seeks public input for Hi Ridge grasslands plan

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 31, 2014
Paint Brush Prairie at sunrise

MDC offers land-care workshop in Odessa

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 28, 2014

Work on I-64 may affect route to MDC Wetlands for Kids Day on Saturday

News from the region

St. Louis
Mar 28, 2014
Map of Work on I-64

MDC holds workshop in St. Louis area to help non-profits apply for tree care grants

News from the region

St. Louis
Mar 28, 2014

The April 23 workshop is free, but registration is required.

Community Tree Planting

Champion black maple found in Harrison County

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 28, 2014
John Milligan with plaque for state champion black maple tree

Southeast Missouri couple passes hummingbird torch

Mar 25, 2014

Jim and Judy Ainsworth used to go through 700 pounds of sugar a year. Now they hope others will take up the slack.

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Discover nature with webcam of peregrine falcons nesting

News from the region

St. Louis
Statewide
Mar 24, 2014

The birds are back! MDC, Ameren Missouri, and World Bird Sanctuary again partner on video feed of falcons nesting in St. Louis area.

peregrine falcon

Annual Wetlands for Kids Day set for April 5

News from the region

St. Louis
Mar 21, 2014
Wetlands for Kids Day Aquarium

Help stop arson wildfires

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 21, 2014

Bash Trash in April with MDC and MoDOT Annual Trash Bash

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 21, 2014

Do spring cleaning outdoors and help fight litter through annual No MOre Trash! Bash during April.

No MOre Trash! 2014 Peanut Pin

Celebrate MO trees during Arbor Days in April

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 21, 2014

Trees Work in so many ways for our health, wealth, environment, and happiness.

Children plant a tree.

MDC offers Discover Nature Girls Camp at SEMO Youth Camp

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 20, 2014

This free, three-day, two-night experience is aimed at introducing girls ages 11 to 15 to outdoor skills in a supportive learning environment.

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Dogwoods, redbuds could bloom early this year

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 20, 2014

Accelerated tree blooming could reduce the length of spring allergy season.

flowering dogwood tree

MDC Runge Nature Center hosting Wings over Water

News from the region

Central
Mar 20, 2014
Bald Eagle

MDC Runge Nature Center to host turkey hunting program

News from the region

Central
Mar 20, 2014
Photo of two male wild turkeys displaying

Discover nature with MDC through women’s outdoor-skills weekend

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 14, 2014

May 30 to June 1 weekend of outdoor fun will teach hands-on outdoor skills. Registration deadline is April 25.

Two women paddle a canoe down a stream

MDC helps sponsor 6th Annual Confluence Trash Bash, happening tomorrow

News from the region

St. Louis
Mar 14, 2014
Annual Confluence Trash Bash Participants

Thinking about a timber sale? MDC advises "Call Before You Cut!"

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 13, 2014

Get professional advice to maximize benefits to wallets, families, and land.

Forest Management

Conservation Commission honors firefighters

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 13, 2014

Ozark Gateway Fire Chiefs Association recognized with proclamation at Missouri Conservation Commission March meeting in Branson.

Ozark Gateway Fire Chiefs Association recognized by MDC

Gov. Nixon nominates J. Kent Emison to Conservation Commission

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 12, 2014

MDC Runge Nature Center to hold Mushroom Madness workshop on Saturday

News from the region

Central
Mar 11, 2014

This workshop can help you tell the difference between tasty versus deadly mushrooms.

common morels growing on forest floor

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