MDC News from 11/2014

November deer harvest up from last year

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 26, 2014

Hunters checked 167,205 deer during the 11-day November portion of Missouri’s firearms deer season.

Two hunters drag a deer from the field.

MDC Wild Edibles: First Time Hickory Nut Pie

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 26, 2014

By A. J. Hendershott, Missouri Department of Conservation Outreach and Education Regional Supervisor

Hickory Nut Pie

MDC presents check for Platte Landing boat ramp

News from the region

Kansas City
Nov 26, 2014

Project benefits Missouri River access for boaters.

Boat Launch Ramp at Platte Landing Park

MDC helps host annual red cedar tree holiday harvest

News from the region

Kansas City
Nov 24, 2014

KC Wildlands event boosts public parks.

Red Cedar Harvest

MDC's winter trout fishing begins at four Kansas City lakes

News from the region

Kansas City
Nov 24, 2014

Learn how to catch rainbows at MDC’s Discover Nature Fishing clinic.

Rainbow Trout
Private Lands Conservationist Kara McSpadden

Prairie seed harvest boosts MDC's grassland restoration

News from the region

Kansas City
Nov 19, 2014

Saving seeds helps wildlife.

MDC: How to help winter wildlife

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 19, 2014
Red Headed Woodpecker

MDC plans 36th annual Eagle Days at Squaw Creek refuge

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 19, 2014

Wildlife on display Dec. 6 & 7.

Bald Eagle Head Shot

Firearms opening-weekend deer harvest tops 91,000, up by 30,000 from 2013

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 17, 2014

Top harvest counties were Franklin, Howell, and Callaway.

MDC says deer on the move with cold weather

News from the region

Central
Nov 14, 2014

Cautions drivers to be alert for deer along busy roadways.

Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.

Beat Black Friday blues with MDC Nature Shop buys

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 14, 2014

The Conservation Department has something for everyone on your shopping list.

Three Conservation Department publications are displayed on a bale of straw.

MDC releases endangered Topeka shiners in northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 12, 2014

Approximately 9,500 of this native minnow were released in ponds and streams within Union Ridge Conservation Area.

Topeka Shiner

Celebrate the holidays with help from MDC Cape Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 12, 2014
Cape Girardeau Nature Center has several holiday-themed events

Discover nature with MDC Eagle Days around the state

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 12, 2014

Join thousands of wildlife watchers around the state to view our nation’s symbol in action.

American Bald Eagle catching a fish

MDC invites you to holiday nature crafting event in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 10, 2014

Bring the family to make tree ornaments, decorations, and bird feeders out of a variety of natural items.

holiday crafting to make bird feeder

MDC measures new champion cottonwood tree in Kansas City park

News from the region

Kansas City
Statewide
Nov 10, 2014

New champion eastern cottonwood tree is also state’s largest known living tree of any kind.

State Champion Cottonwood Tree

MDC offers Discover Nature Fly Fishing classes at Busch area

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 07, 2014

Free courses for both youths and adults will provide all the skills needed to take up fly fishing.

MDC reminds hunters to be wary of sinkholes

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Southeast
Nov 06, 2014

Advance scouting can help hunters identify sinkholes and other topographical hazards.

Sinkhole

Order native trees and shrubs from MDC State Nursery

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 06, 2014

MDC’s State Nursery offers a variety of native seedlings for reforestation, windbreaks, erosion control, and wildlife food and cover.

eastern redbud blossoms

MDC limits firearm antlerless deer permits

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 06, 2014

Antlerless deer hunting permits have been reduced from “any number” in most counties of the state to one in most counties of the state for all portions of the firearms deer season combined.

Does in Icy Field

MDC stocks rainbow trout at three mid-Missouri lakes for winter fishing

News from the region

Central
Nov 05, 2014

Nov. 1 marked the opening of Missouri’s winter trout season in lakes around the state.

rainbow trout

MDC’s Runge Nature Center in Jeff City to host family event on Black Friday

News from the region

Central
Nov 05, 2014

The free event will focus on elk and provides a fun alternative to shopping on the busiest shopping day of the year.

Bull Elk Bugling

Join MDC for a class on nature photography at the Kirksville office

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 04, 2014

Learn tips and techniques to help you snap the best nature photos.

Butterfly on Ironweed

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