MDC News from 07/2015

MoNASP student archers score at NASP World Archery Tournament

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 31, 2015

176 Missouri student archers from 14 schools participated with several placements, including Max Wrangler from Sarcoxie R-II taking 3D Challenge top score in Elementary Division.

Max Wrangler Headshot

Want to be a Conservation Agent?

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 31, 2015

MDC is accepting applications through Aug. 17 for its next agent trainee class.

MDC Conservation Agents

MDC's Busiek Area shooting range reopened to public

News from the region

Southwest
Jul 31, 2015

Repair of flood-damaged bridge restores accessibility to unstaffed facility.

Discover nature with MDC at youth dove hunt in Callaway County

News from the region

Central
Jul 30, 2015

The hunt is free, but registration is required by Aug. 26 and is limited to the first 25 participants.

MDC biologists manage habitat to help prairie chickens through wet weather

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 29, 2015

Good habitat management helps endangered icon in an unusually wet summer.

Prairie chicken hen

Sign up early for MDC's hunter education certification

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 28, 2015

Required hunter education program teaches ethics, skills and safety

A hunter education volunteer helps a girl with a Hunter Education lesson.

New Taney County agent has long connection with MDC

News from the region

Southwest
Jul 28, 2015

Boyd follows in father's footsteps as conservation agent.

Conservation Commissioner Don Bedell reappointed by Gov. Nixon

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 28, 2015

Commissioner Bedell will serve a term that ends July 1, 2021.

Commissioner Don Bedell

MDC: Have a big Christmas tree for use at Governor’s Mansion?

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 28, 2015

MDC is seeking nominations for candidate trees by Sept. 30.

Christmas Tree at Governor's Mansion

MDC hosting Discover Nature Schools back-to-school teacher training in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Jul 27, 2015

Space is limited and reservations are required by Aug. 3.

MDC workshop shows prescribed fire as land, wildlife management tool

News from the region

Southeast
Jul 27, 2015
Prescribed Fire

MDC holds wingshooting workshop for waterfowl and upland game bird hunters

News from the region

St. Louis
Jul 23, 2015

Hunters will hone their shot gunning and range estimation skills, and characteristics on non-toxic shot.

Lichens and art mix in exhibit at MDC's Discovery Center

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 22, 2015

Artist explores shapes and colors of nature's hardy life form in free programs

MDC offers free outdoor skills event for youth

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 22, 2015

Instruction and equipment for fishing and shooting provided at Warrensburg event

MDC staff forced to euthanize nuisance black bear in Christian County

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Jul 21, 2015
Do Not Feed Bears! A fed bear often sadly becomes a dead bear.
Black Bear Euthanized

Master Naturalist training planned for Springfield

News from the region

Southwest
Jul 20, 2015

Attendance at July 23 or 28 orientation required for participation in September course.

Master Naturalists

MDC to offer Missouri Master Naturalist class in Sedalia

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 16, 2015

Volunteer program serves conservation and connects people with nature

MDC and partners offer mentored dove hunts for first-time hunters

News from the region

Statewide
Jul 16, 2015

Registration is required by Aug. 24.

Young boy dove hunting with over-ear protection

MDC: Softball translates the science of quail management

News from the region

Southeast
Jul 16, 2015

A simple softball analogy can translate the science of quail management.

Tim Kavan

Learn archery with MDC's free training programs

News from the region

Kansas City
Jul 16, 2015

Archery is a sport accessible to a wide range of ages and physical abilities.

Kansas City Archery Instruction

Fishing at trout parks not washed out by flooding

News from the region

Southwest
Jul 16, 2015

MDC hatchery staffs ensure angling opportunities continue at trout areas.

MDC: Federally endangered Hine’s emerald dragonfly found on new site

News from the region

Southeast
Jul 15, 2015

This makes the 20th site in Missouri known to host the imperiled bug.

MDC: Explore the Mighty Mississippi River with the Cape Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Jul 15, 2015

Three upcoming events offer opportunities to learn, play and explore at every comfort level.

MDC offers bowhunter education course in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Jul 15, 2015

This free course will provide participants with the opportunity to become safety-certified.

Discover nature with MDC at catfish camp in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Jul 15, 2015

Families are invited to attend a two-day free catfish camp Aug. 22-23.

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