MDC News from 07/2014

MDC offering bowhunter education course in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Jul 31, 2014

The two-day course is free, but registration is required by Aug. 17.

Bow Hunter

MDC to hold youth dove hunt on Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

News from the region

St. Louis
Jul 29, 2014

The dove hunt and pre-hunt clinic are free, but the deadline for registration is July 31.

Young Dove Hunter

Youth fishing event set for Roaring River

News from the region

Southwest
Jul 29, 2014
rainbow trout

MDC delivers Volunteer Fire Assistance Program matching grants

News from the region

Southeast
Jul 28, 2014

Of the 177 fire departments receiving checks, 31 of those fire departments are in Missouri's southeast region.

Early teal season set, outlook bright

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 28, 2014

Duck stamps available online in Missouri this year.

Blue-Winged Teal

Discover nature with MDC at State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 7-17

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 28, 2014

Visit MDC Conservation Building and Kid’s Discovery Room

channel catfish

MDC Discover Nature Girls Camp imparts new outdoor skills, fun outdoor memories

News from the region

Southeast
Jul 25, 2014

Our goal with this camp is to get more young women involved in the outdoors and conservation.

Discover Nature Girls Camp

Join MDC Runge Nature Center for a free summer concert

News from the region

Central
Jul 24, 2014

Relax while listening to music duo Michael Fraser and Tenley Hansen perform on July 31.

Musical Duo of Mike Fraser and Tenley Hansen

MDC awards Troy woman first place in Trees Work slogan contest

News from the region

St. Louis
Jul 24, 2014

A Troy woman’s creativity helps design a new poster for statewide publicity campaign.

Trees Work Poster Contest Winner Leslie Stephens

MDC, NWTF, QF offer mentored hunts for first-time dove hunters

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 24, 2014

Conservation makes Missouri a great place to hunt doves. Mentored dove hunts on private and public sunflower fields will include mandatory hunter-orientation workshops.

dove hunt

MDC plans temporary closing of Perry CA shooting range

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 23, 2014

The shooting range at the Ralph and Martha Perry Memorial Conservation Area will be closed for maintenance work during the week of July 28.

MDC offers dove banding opportunity at Reed Wildlife Area

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 22, 2014

Space is limited and participants must register in advance by calling 816-622-0900.

Photo of mourning dove, adult female

MDC invites public to discuss urban deer management in Jefferson City

News from the region

Central
Jul 18, 2014

Attend the Aug.14 program to learn ways to minimize problems.

MDC's Powder Valley Nature Center makes bugs fun for the whole family

News from the region

St. Louis
Jul 18, 2014

Visitors will discover the creepy, crawly side of nature at special bug-themed event Aug. 8.

Powder Valley Buzz About Bugs

Beware of hungry bears

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 17, 2014

Bears are better off living on what nature provides.

Close up of a black bear sow head. It has light-colored fur on the sides of its snout.

MDC hosting family night at the range in Cole County

News from the region

Central
Jul 16, 2014

Learn the basics of rifle and shotgun shooting.

Shooting Range Activities

MDC encourages Missourians to share opinions on protecting deer

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 15, 2014

Go online to mdc.mo.gov/DeerHealth to share opinions on proposed MDC regulations for the captive-cervid industry that protect Missouri deer from diseases.

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

MDC and partners holding landowner workshops on Farm Bill programs and other assistance

News from the region

Southeast
Jul 11, 2014

Preregistration for August workshops is required by July 31.

Chop and Drop Edgefeathering

MDC Discovery Center hosts Urban Outdoor Summit

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 10, 2014
Discovery Center Youth

MDC urges proper pruning to help storm-damaged trees

News from the region

Central
Jul 09, 2014

Careful pruning and tender loving care may save some trees.

Tree Damage from Storm

Want to be a Conservation Agent?

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 09, 2014

MDC is accepting applications from July 21 through Aug. 18 for its next agent trainee class.

agent holding bluegill with girl angler in background

MDC urges pet owners in Columbia area to be watchful of coyotes

News from the region

Central
Jul 09, 2014

Prevention is key to avoiding conflicts with coyotes.

MDC to host fishing instructor course in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Jul 07, 2014

MDC is recruiting volunteer instructors to teach anglers of all ages how to fish.

Boy Holding Fish

MDC offers effective wingshooting workshop in Kirksville on August 16

News from the region

Northeast
Jul 07, 2014

Improve your shotgunning skills, deepen your commitment to conservation, and reduce hunting expenses.

Waterfowl Hunter with Dog

MDC Hunter Education Instructors in St. Louis Region Receive Honors

News from the region

St. Louis
Jul 07, 2014

Three St. Louis area hunter education instructors earn the state's top recognition.

St. Louis Hunter Ed Instructors Win Top Honors

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