MDC News from 12/2014

Enjoy an Eagle Adventure at Runge Nature Center on Jan. 24

News from the region

Central
Dec 31, 2014

The FREE program features activities to entertain and educate the whole family.

Photo of bald eagle perched on a branch

Hunters harvest 11,000+ deer during alternative methods portion of MO deer season

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 31, 2014

This season’s deer hunting continues with archery hunting through Jan. 15 and the firearms late youth weekend Jan. 3-4.

White-Tailed Doe

MDC to host Eagle Days in Clarksville Jan. 24 and 25

Dec 29, 2014

Discover nature and get outdoors to view our nation’s symbol at the FREE annual event.

American Bald Eagle

Recycling Christmas trees can be one last holiday gift to nature

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 26, 2014
Christmas Tree

Discover Nature with MDC at youth rabbit hunt in Macon County

News from the region

Northeast
Dec 24, 2014

The clinic is free, but all participants must register by Jan. 8.

Rabbit Hunt at Thomas Hill

MDC offers squirrel hunting workshop and mentored hunt

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 23, 2014

Squirrels are plentiful, fun to hunt and can make great table fare.

Squirrel Hunting

MDC to co-host Eagle Days at Smithville Lake Jan. 10-11

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 23, 2014

Get cabin fever relief with eagles and waterfowl.

Photo of bald eagle perched on a branch

The past year in conservation news

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 23, 2014

2014 had gains in some wildlife populations, important milestones and anniversaries, continued restoration efforts, and numerous opportunities for citizen input.

MDC offering fishing workshops in Kirksville and Hannibal areas

Dec 22, 2014

All programs are free and help kids and families gain angling skills and confidence.

Ice Fishing

Connect with nature at MDC KC-area sites during holidays

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 18, 2014

Get some cabin fever relief with MDC programs and events.

2015 Natural Events Calendar

MDC offers archery instructor training class

News from the region

Southwest
Dec 18, 2014

MoNASP instructor course scheduled for Jan. 2 at Carl Junction.

MoNASP Shot

State champion tree found in Neosho man's front yard

News from the region

Southwest
Statewide
Dec 17, 2014

Slippery elm is 82 feet tall, measures more than 14 feet in circumference.

State Champion Slippery Elm

MDC and MoDOT invite schools to fight litter through annual “No MOre Trash!” contest

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 17, 2014

Annual contest gives students opportunity to get creative in preventing littering.

NMT 2014 Contest Winners

MDC and Missouri 4-H partnering on MDC shooting range user survey

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 16, 2014

Public input is key to developing and maintaining MDC shooting ranges.

MDC Shooting Range Survey

MDC Runge Nature Center hosting volunteer open house

News from the region

Central
Dec 15, 2014

Interested individuals will have the opportunity to meet current volunteers and learn more about the overall program.

Runge Volunteer

Conservation Commission approves 2015 firearms deer, turkey season dates

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 12, 2014

Spring turkey season opens April 20, and the November portion of firearms deer season opens Nov. 14.

December 2014 Conservation Action

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 12, 2014

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

Habitat calendar has 12 months of management tips

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 11, 2014

With this calendar on your wall, you won’t forget seasonal steps to better wildlife habitat.

2015 Habitat Management Calendar

MDC offers MoNASP archery instructor training workshop in Versailles

Dec 11, 2014

This training will provide teachers the necessary skills to start an archery program in their school.

This year’s deer harvest ahead of 2013

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 09, 2014

Deer checked during the antlerless portion of firearms hunting season put the total harvest above last year’s figure.

Hunter with antlerless deer

MDC and partners bring Eagle Days to the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 09, 2014

Visitors can discover our national bird in the wild and up close at this free eagle viewing festival.

MDC reports one new case of CWD, found in Adair County

News from the region

Northeast
Dec 08, 2014

MDC encourages deer hunters to continue submitting harvested deer for CWD testing.

Adult Male Deer

MDC to hold prescribed burn workshop Jan. 10 in Warrenton

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 05, 2014

Landowners can learn how using prescribed fire can improve their land at a free workshop.

Prescribed Fire

December Conservation Commission Meeting Agenda

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 04, 2014

Tentative agenda for the Missouri Conservation Commission's Dec. 11-12 meetings.

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