MDC News from 09/2014

Wild turkey numbers up, fall and spring hunting prospects bright

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 26, 2014

Brood survey shows substantial gains in most of Missouri.

Photo of several wild turkey hen poults in grassy field

MDC seeks public input for Riverlands Conservation Areas

News from the region

Central
Sep 26, 2014

A draft plan is available for public review from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31.

Aerial Photo of Franklin Island Conservation Area

MDC invites public to a tree maintenance workshop in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Sep 26, 2014

Learn more about tree selection, planting, and pruning techniques.

TreePlanting

Help superheroes battle alien invaders at Burr Oak Woods

News from the region

Kansas City
Sep 25, 2014

Family event on Oct. 4

Superman battles alien invaders at Burr Oak Woods

Small-game hunting forecast mostly sunny

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 25, 2014

Conservation Department experts say favorable weather allowed upland game species to increase their numbers in the past year.

Squirrel Hunting

MDC offers habitat management field day in Platte County

News from the region

Kansas City
Sep 25, 2014
MDC Helps Landowners with Woodland Management

Conservation Department teaches fish cleaning, cooking at Cape Riverfront Market

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 25, 2014
Fish Cleaning

MDC's Discovery Center plans nature photo exhibit

News from the region

Kansas City
Sep 25, 2014

Photo submissions from public welcome.

Fritillary Butterfly

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with MDC on Saturday

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 24, 2014

Celebrate the Show-Me-State's rich hunting heritage and fishing traditions through our National Hunting and Fishing Day events.

Group Rabbit Hunt

Weekly fall color reports available

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 24, 2014

Weekly reports and a mobile app from the Conservation Department will help you find the best fall color all around the state.

A stand of trees with yellow leaves in autumn.

MDC tree pruning workshop scheduled

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 24, 2014
Prune trees in winter when they are bare and dormant.

MDC Outdoor Youth Event planned in Vernon County

News from the region

Kansas City
Sep 22, 2014
MDC offers an introduction to shooting sports at National Hunting & Fishing Day

MDC recognizes Wayne County man as Southeast Region Logger of the Year

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 22, 2014

Congratulations to Jeff Skaggs, owner of Skaggs Logging in Wayne County, on being named MDC's 2014 Southeast Region Logger of the Year.

2014 Southeast Logger of the Year

MDC event highlights outdoor activities

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 19, 2014
Target shooting at Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center

MDC needs hunter help with CWD sampling in north-central Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Central
Sep 17, 2014

Effort is for deer harvested in Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph, and Sullivan counties.

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

Discover nature with elk driving tours

Sep 17, 2014

This year’s offerings include routes on Current River and Peck Ranch conservation areas.

A bull elk stands in a field.

MDC to hold cable restraint certification class

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 15, 2014

Cable restraint snares provide a safe and efficient method to capture coyotes and other nuisance animals during the state's trapping seasons.

Coyote

MDC hosts A Day on the River: A National Hunting and Fishing Day event

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 15, 2014
A Day on the River in Cape Girardeau

MDC welcomes new wildlife management biologist to southeast Missouri

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 12, 2014
Ryan Dirnberger

MDC seeks public input for Reed Area management plans

News from the region

Kansas City
Sep 11, 2014
Fishing at James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area

Join MDC in celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day with MU Tigers in Columbia on Sept. 20

News from the region

Central
Sep 10, 2014

All activities will take place Sept. 20 from noon to 3 p.m. under a tent located on the east side of Memorial Stadium before the Tigers take on Indiana.

Mizzou National Hunting and Fishing Day 2013

MDC agents help rescue motorists stranded in flash flood in NW Missouri

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 10, 2014

MDC agents help rescue eight in northwest Missouri by boat, front loader, and road grader.

Holt County Conservation Agent Jade Wright

MDC congratulates David Weaver of Strafford on new state-record quillback

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 10, 2014

For more on state record fish, visit the MDC website at http://mdc.mo.gov/fishing/state-record-fish.

State-Record Quillback caught by David Weaver

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with MDC

News from the region

Kansas City
Sep 10, 2014

Reed Memorial Wildlife Area hosts Family Outdoors Day

Family Outdoors Day at Reed Area

Special event at MDC’s Rockwoods Reservation to commemorate the passenger pigeon

News from the region

St. Louis
Sep 10, 2014

Free activities will explore lessons from history and look toward future conservation success.

Passenger Pigeon Drawing

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