MDC News from 04/2014

First-week turkey harvest encouraging

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 30, 2014

Harvest numbers were up in six of eight regions.

A successful turkey hunter with his gobbler.

Roaring River to host Kids Fishing Day

News from the region

Southwest
Apr 30, 2014

Discover nature through Kids’ Fishing Day on May 17 at Roaring River State Park.

Rainbow Trout

Public invited to help water quality monitoring of Dardenne Creek May 4

News from the region

St. Louis
Apr 30, 2014
Water Quality Monitoring

Anglers can “Find MO Fish” with MDC updated free mobile app

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 29, 2014

Conservation makes Missouri a great place to fish and MDC mobile app can help find them.

Learn to clean and cook Asian Carp with MDC in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Apr 28, 2014

See cleaning and cooking demonstration of Asian Carp and catfish on May 4 at North Village Farmers and Artisans Market in Columbia.

Fish Cleaning

MDC seeks public input during May on management of Peck Ranch

News from the region

Ozark
Apr 28, 2014

The state agency is in a multi-year process of updating management plans for its conservation areas and is inviting public comment.

Collared Lizard at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Wilderness Act celebrated at Gorman Discovery Center

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 28, 2014
Missouri's protected wilderness in the Ozarks

MDC to hold MoNASP archery instructor training class in Fayette

News from the region

Central
Apr 24, 2014

Teachers can help students learn responsibility and focus through MDC training workshop for Missouri’s National Archery in the Schools Program.

Teachers learn archery through MoNASP

MDC Cape Nature Center offers free WildHeart concert on Friday

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 24, 2014

This Parent’s Choice® and Emmy Award® winning family group of conservation educators and entertainers focuses on bringing the heart of the wild to the heart of the child.

WildHeart Musical Group

MDC offers deer management workshop on May 17 in Osage County

News from the region

Central
Apr 23, 2014

Topics covered will assist landowners in all aspects of deer management. The workshop is free, but space is limited and participants must preregister by May 13.

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

Youth outdoor skills day set near Sedalia

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 23, 2014

May 10 event is free but preregistration is required by May 5.

MDC offers effective wingshooting workshop in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Apr 23, 2014

Free workshop can help Missouri wingshooters become more efficient by learning to take fewer marginal shots and reducing numbers of wounded game. Preregister by May 21.

Waterfowl Hunter with Dog

MDC offers wild turkey habitat workshop on May 17 in Sweet Springs

News from the region

Kansas City
Central
Apr 23, 2014

The workshop is free, but preregistration by May 14 is required.

Photo of several wild turkey hen poults in grassy field

Montauk to hold Kids' Fishing Day May 3

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Apr 22, 2014
Trout Fishing at Montauk

Wet a line with MDC at family fishing clinic in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Apr 22, 2014

Discover nature and learn basic fishing skills on May 31 at Forest Lake. Preregistration is required by May 23.

Family Fishing

MDC hosting women's basic handgun shooting class in Jefferson City

News from the region

Central
Apr 21, 2014

Participants will learn the basics of handgun safety, shooting techniques, and more. There is no cost for the program, but pre-registration by May 2 is required.

Handgun Shooting at Busch Shooting Range

Avoid planting invasive trees such as the Bradford pear

News from the region

Kansas City
Apr 21, 2014

Gardeners and homeowners are urged to consider native alternatives for spring planting, such as the downy serviceberry.

Callery Pear

Bennett Spring to host Kids' Fishing Day on May 3

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Apr 21, 2014
Child Fishing with Fish In Net

Kid’s Fishing Day set for May 17 at Maramec Spring Park

News from the region

St. Louis
Apr 21, 2014

Kids fish free and there will be no parking fee on this day for cars with kids 15 and under inside.

Kid with rainbow trout

April 2014 Conservation Action

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 18, 2014

A summary of actions at the April 2014 meeting of the Missouri Conservation Commission

These two maps show changes in antlerless permit availability.

Early teal season approved

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 18, 2014

Dates are contingent on breeding population survey.

hunter with teal

MDC invites public to “Understanding Missouri Streams” at Powder Valley Nature Center

News from the region

St. Louis
Apr 18, 2014

The program will help attendees learn all about our state’s streams, their fish and wildlife, and how humans are impacting them.

Fisheries Management Biologist Sarah Peper

MDC limits firearm antlerless permits for upcoming deer season

News from the region

Statewide
Apr 17, 2014

Decrease in deer numbers and resulting hunter and landowner input prompt changes.

Does in Icy Field

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