MDC News from 01/2015

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop in Monroe County

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 29, 2015

Learn about methods and techniques for safely implementing controlled burns. The workshop is free, but you must register by Feb. 19.

Prescribed Fire

MDC seeks public input for Little Dixie Lake Conservation Area

News from the region

Central
Jan 29, 2015

A draft management plan for the area is available for public review from Feb. 1 to Feb. 28.

Fishing at Little Dixie Lake

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts maple sugaring program

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 27, 2015
Maple Sugaring

MDC hosting prescribed fire workshops in Moniteau, Montgomery, and Osage counties

News from the region

Central
Jan 27, 2015

Learn about methods and techniques for safely implementing controlled burns.

controlled burns

MDC to hold prescribed burn workshop in Springfield

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 26, 2015

Seminar scheduled for Feb. 17 at MDC Southwest Regional Office.

prescribed burning

MDC reports two new cases of CWD found in Adair and Macon counties

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 26, 2015

New cases bring statewide total of deer testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease to 24. Testing by Conservation Department continues.

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

MDC to co-host Eagle Days at Duck Creek CA and Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 26, 2015
Bald Eagle

MDC offers Metallic Cartridge Basic Reloading classes in Mid-Missouri

News from the region

Central
Jan 23, 2015

The FREE classes will teach you the basics of reloading safety and techniques.

Cartridge Reloading

MDC offers hunting-skills weekend for families

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 23, 2015

Learn basics of firearms, archery, and hunting during weekend at Windermere March 13–15.

Family Archery

MDC and partners to hold native landscaping workshop for homeowners

News from the region

St. Louis
Jan 21, 2015

Homeowners can discover the advantages of native landscaping during this day-long workshop.

Native Blue Star

MDC workshop shows prescribed fire as land, wildlife management tool

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 21, 2015
Prescribed Fire

MDC offers outdoor skills Discover Nature Girls Camp

News from the region

Kansas City
Jan 21, 2015

For girls ages 11 to 15

Girls Canoeing

MDC to match $1.3 million in federal dollars to help Missouri landowners with key habitat conservation

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 16, 2015

Conservation Department anticipates matching USDA grant monies over next five years to help Missouri landowners improve key wildlife habitat on grasslands, glades and woodlands.

USDA Grant Funds to MDC

Missouri deer-hunting season ends with slight harvest increase over previous year

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 16, 2015

REVISION: Revised archery harvest numbers lower by 3,799 than initially reported. Revised harvest total is 256,753.

harvested white-tailed buck

MDC to hold prescribed burn workshop in Carthage

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 15, 2015

The Feb. 12 workshop is free, but participants are asked to register in advance.

Prescribed Fire

Women: Celebrate nature and Valentine’s Day with MDC’s rabbit hunting clinic

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 14, 2015
rabbit

Love nature? Become a Master Naturalist with MDC

News from the region

Central
Jan 14, 2015

Master Naturalists support conservation in their communities. Training being offered in Camdenton and Colombia.

Master Naturalists

MDC offers prescribed fire workshop in Knox County

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 13, 2015

Learn about methods and techniques for implementing controlled burns, safety considerations, and proper weather conditions for conducting a burn.

Prescribed Fire

MDC hosts prescribed fire workshops

News from the region

Kansas City
Jan 12, 2015

Property managers invited to learn grassland and woodland benefits.

Bobwhite Quail Covey in Snow

MDC hosting basic handgun shooting class for women

News from the region

Central
Jan 08, 2015

The free class will teach the basics of handgun safety, shooting techniques, and equipment.

Woman Shooting Handgun

MDC hosts prescribed fire workshop at Chillicothe

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 08, 2015

Prescribed burns can improve grassland wildlife habitat.

Bob White Quail

Apply online for MDC spring managed turkey hunts

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 08, 2015

Online applications open Jan. 9 and run through Feb. 28.

Wild Turkeys

MDC hosts Missouri Master Naturalist training in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 07, 2015

Serving conservation

Master Naturalists

MDC talks winter turtle power

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 07, 2015

MDC biologist explains how our cold-blooded turtles survive the winter months.

southern painted turtle

Busch Shooting Range closed for renovation, Phase I now under way

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St. Louis
Jan 07, 2015

The shooting range at the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area has closed to make way for construction of a new shooting facility.

Busch Shooting Range

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