MDC News from 01/2016

MDC offers Discover Nature reloading workshops in Columbia Feb. 16 and March 15

News from the region

Central
Jan 29, 2016

Register to attend a free course on basic reloading of metallic cartridges.

Cartridge Reloading

MDC offers winter trout fishing in St. Joseph

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Northwest
Jan 29, 2016

Catch-and-keep season begins Feb. 1 at Everyday Pond on NWMSU Campus

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts Women’s Trout Fishing event Feb. 20

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Southeast
Jan 29, 2016

Naturalists will lead the way to Jackson’s Rotary Lake for a morning of fishing for rainbows.

rainbow trout

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts maple sugaring program Feb. 13

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 29, 2016
Maple Sugaring

New MDC foresters ready for duties in southwest Missouri

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 29, 2016

Cody Bailey and Guerric Good will work with landowners and on public land.

MDC Resource Forester Cody Bailey

MDC: Three duck season, zone workshops set for Southeast Missouri

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 28, 2016
Group Waterfowl Hunting

MDC: Last segments for Farmington Wildlife Seminar rescheduled

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 28, 2016

Sessions on Glades and Woodland Restoration and Cost Share Assistance are Feb. 11.

MDC to host waterfowl season workshop Feb. 10 in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Jan 28, 2016

Hunter input will inform decisions on duck season dates and zone boundary locations.

MDC to present seminar on tapping maple trees for syrup in Columbia Feb. 11

News from the region

Central
Jan 28, 2016

Register to learn how to identify and tap sugar maples on your property to make your own maple syrup.

MDC winter trout catch-and-keep season begins Feb. 1

News from the region

Kansas City
Jan 28, 2016

Anglers can keep trout caught at Liberty Park Pond in Sedalia

MDC to host waterfowl season workshop Feb. 1 in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 27, 2016

Hunter input will inform decisions on duck season dates and zone boundary locations.

Duck Hunting

MDC announces new conservation area for Perry County

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 27, 2016

Blue Spring Branch CA encompasses Ball Mill Resurgence Natural Area and 71-acre Riney Tract.

MDC cancels Jan. 30 ice fishing workshop

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 26, 2016

Warm weather prompts cancellation of workshop at Happy Holler Lake

A person ice fishing.

MDC to host waterfowl season workshops in NW Missouri

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 26, 2016

Hunters can provide input Feb. 3 in St. Joseph, Feb. 4 in Carrollton

Group Waterfowl Hunting

MDC proposes banning hog hunting on conservation areas

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 26, 2016
New regulation would help end disturbance by hog hunters of MDC hog-trapping efforts and help end illegal releases of feral hogs for hunting. Public comment period is April 16 through May 15.
Feral hogs damaging spring

Out-of-state angler catches Missouri state-record gizzard shad

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 25, 2016

Congratulations to Shane Doherty on breaking the pole and line state-record by catching a 2-pound-2-ounce gizzard shad.

Doherty holding his new state-record gizzard shad

MDC offers advanced orienteering class at Weldon Spring Conservation Area

News from the region

St. Louis
Jan 25, 2016

Learn off-trail navigation techniques on one of the St. Louis region’s most popular and rugged conservation areas.

map and orienteering skills

MDC: Challenges surround managing crappie at Wappapello Lake

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Southeast
Jan 25, 2016

Evaluations of annual crappie surveys and growth help biologists strategize to improve the fishery.

MDC: Trout harvest begins Feb. 1

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 21, 2016

Jackson’s Rotary Lake and Farmington’s Giessing Lake are stocked and ready.

rainbow trout

MDC sets new Truman Lake spotted bass regulation

News from the region

Kansas City
Jan 21, 2016

Length limit for spotted bass changes March 1 to 12 inches at Truman Lake

Event Cancelled: MDC to offer free ice fishing workshop Jan. 30

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 21, 2016

Event cancelled due to weather conditions. May be rescheduled if weather conditions change.

A person ice fishing.

MDC’s Powder Valley Nature Center hosts Ozark Trail Adventure Workshop Feb. 6

News from the region

St. Louis
Jan 20, 2016

Participants will explore the many aspects of Missouri’s 350-mile Ozark Trail in a free all-day event.

Picture Ozark Trail sign

Laclede County conservation agent wins state award

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 19, 2016

MDC's Jarad Milligan named NWTF Missouri Wildlife Officer of the Year.

Laclede County Conservation Agent Jarad Milligan

Missouri deer-hunting seasons end with harvest of nearly 280,000

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 19, 2016

2015-2016 harvest is increase of more than 21,000 over 2014-2015.

Deer Hunting

MDC to host Eagle Days Feb. 6 at Schell-Osage

News from the region

Kansas City
Jan 19, 2016

Free program at Schell City and at conservation area includes live eagle displays.

Eagle with Fish

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