MDC News from 03/2015

MDC to hold beginning archery class in Joplin

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 30, 2015

Free April 18 clinic will be at Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center.

Archery

MDC honors Springfield schools for Arbor Day efforts

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 30, 2015

Tree-planting events are scheduled at several elementary schools across city in April.

Tree Planting

MDC marks Arbor Day recognition with April events

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 30, 2015

Southwest Missouri events will highlight benefits of trees.

Tree Planting

Modern MDC program helps ancient paddlefish

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 30, 2015

Trophy for anglers: Mammoth fish grows slow but can live for decades

Paddlefish Tagging

MDC program in Joplin highlights turkey hunting basics

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 30, 2015

Free April 1 clinic has good tips for youths and adults.

Turkey Hunting

MDC's John Miller honored for career of nature interpretation

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 27, 2015

Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery's John Miller receives national lifetime achievement award.

John Miller

Discover Nature through MDC Women’s Outdoor-Skills Weekend

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 27, 2015

Weekend will be May 29-31. Registration deadline is April 24.

Women Canoeing

Bash Trash in April with MDC and MoDOT Annual Trash Bash

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 27, 2015

Visit www.nomoretrash.org for more info and to report cleanup efforts.

Trash Bash Pin

Malta Bend man lands record 120-pound blue catfish with trotline

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 26, 2015

Burr Edde III breaks 50-year Missouri record for blue catfish caught using alternative method.

Malta Bend man lands record 120-pound blue catfish with trotline

Volunteers needed for Cape LaCroix Creek cleanup April 25

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 26, 2015

Help clean the creek of litter, followed by lunch and thank you gifts.

Cape LaCroix Creek cleanup trash

MDC's Burr Oak Woods offers guided birding hikes

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 25, 2015

Join the “Bird Nerd Naturalists” for free outdoor fun for all ages.

Indigo Bunting

MDC Runge Nature Center hosting Wings over Water program on April 23

News from the region

Central
Mar 25, 2015

Learn about Missouri’s water resources and the wildlife they support at this FREE, interactive family event.

American Bald Eagle catching a fish

MDC to host prescribed burn workshop in Grundy County

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 25, 2015

On April 11: Learn about methods for safe controlled burns

A man uses a drip torch to begin a controlled fire on a field.

MDC hosts pond management workshop April 22

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 24, 2015

Free workshop in Warrensburg will help landowners with pond management.

bass fishing

Refuge part of MDC's Peck Ranch Area to close temporarily

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 24, 2015

Shutdown during elk calving period is annual occurrence.

Elk Calf with Collar

Richwoods angler catches state-record paddlefish

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 23, 2015

First paddlefish snagging trip provides angler with 140-pound, 9-ounce memorable catch.

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey clinic in Boone County on April 8

News from the region

Central
Mar 20, 2015

Youth attending clinic will have opportunity to enter names to participate in FREE mentored turkey hunt April 11 or 12.

tom turkey

MDC Springfield Nature Center holding native plant sale and workshops April 4

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 20, 2015

Springfield Conservation Nature Center event has landscaping information for homeowners.

Milkweed

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey hunt April 11-12 in NEMO

News from the region

Northeast
Mar 19, 2015

Youth will have the opportunity to become hunter-education certified and participate in a FREE mentored turkey hunt. Registration by April 9 is required.

Photo of two male wild turkeys displaying

MDC's Burr Oak Woods and Discovery Center to host native plant events

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 18, 2015

MDC offers native plant expertise for home landscaping.

Serviceberry

Take a step back in time at MDC Twin Pines Heritage Day April 11

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 18, 2015

Free event celebrates heritage and resources of Missouri Ozarks.

Twin Pines Heritage Day volunteers

MDC: Celebrate Missouri trees during Arbor Days in April

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 17, 2015

Conservation Department encourages Missourians to plant native trees.

Kansas City area community tree plantings

MDC says spring turkey hunting looks good for most of Missouri

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 17, 2015

With state’s diverse landscapes, turkey numbers often vary by region.

2015 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information

MDC: Cape Nature Center offers four-part fishing course for youth

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 17, 2015
Discover Nature Fishing at Cape Nature Center

MDC exhibit helps Liberty youth receive national honor

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 17, 2015

Marky Mutchler named Outstanding Young Birder.

Outstanding Young Birder Marky Mutchler

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