MDC News from 03/2016

MDC hosts ‘Veterans of Valor’ spring turkey hunt April 24-26

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 18, 2016

Disabled veterans may apply for this hunt until March 31.

Close up of a turkey with its tail fanned out.

MDC seeks grant applications for urban conservation in KC

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 15, 2016

Natural habitat projects on public land in Kansas City metro can receive funding

Volunteers plant trees near a lake.

MDC: Spring turkey season looks good for hunters

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 15, 2016

An abundance of two-year-old gobblers should make for an enjoyable 2016 season.

cover of the 2016 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet

MDC to hold hunter education skills course in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Mar 15, 2016

Register by March 25 to attend this course and earn your hunter education certification card.

Hunter Education

BIRD LOVERS: Volunteer to help MDC with breeding bird survey

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 14, 2016

Volunteers needed to help with 2016 North American Breeding Bird Survey in June.

male scarlet tanager

Attend MDC tree health seminars in Columbia March 15 and 22

News from the region

Central
Mar 14, 2016

Register to attend a free update on the latest pests and diseases to affect Missouri trees.

metallic, emerald-green beetle on ash leaf

MDC selects top St. Louis area hunter education instructors

News from the region

St. Louis
Mar 14, 2016

MDC staff and volunteers show dedication to keeping hunters safe through hunter education.

Conrad Mallady presents an award to Agent Lucas McClamroch

MO Hunting app users will need to update it starting March 15

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 11, 2016

Android and iOS users of MDC MO Hunting app will need to update it for continued use.

MDC adds new exhibits at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 11, 2016

Interactive exhibits interpret nature's wonder in fun ways.

Burr Oak Woods Exhibit

MDC offers free paddlefish snagging clinic April 16

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 11, 2016

Clinic at Warsaw will include snagging time on the lake.

Paddlefish Snagging

MDC: Asian carp confirmed in Black River below Clearwater Lake Dam

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 11, 2016

The invasive fish continue to spread throughout Missouri waters, threatening native species.

Silver Carp

New MDC private land conservationist is in familiar territory

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 11, 2016

Dave Darrow to work in Jasper and Barton counties where he was wildlife biologist.

Dave Darrow

MDC Cape Nature Center offers beginning turkey hunting class March 19

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 11, 2016

Learn how to scout for turkeys, use blinds and decoys and more.

Turkey Hunting

MDC: Twin Pines seeks volunteers to help prepare for spring

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 11, 2016

Volunteers can help the center meet specific needs.

Twin Pines

MDC Little River Conservation Area closed indefinitely due to flood damage

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 11, 2016
Little River Conservation Area Flood Damage

MDC offers free native plant workshops in KC area

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 09, 2016

Burr Oak Woods and Discovery Center welcome spring with landscaping sessions

A man and his young daughter look at native plants in a landscape

MDC offers free turkey hunting skill classes in KC area

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 09, 2016

Experts teach how, where and rules for successful spring turkey hunting

Two turkeys fan their tails near a woods.

MDC to hold youth turkey hunt clinic in Columbia April 5

News from the region

Central
Mar 09, 2016

Free clinic aims to educate first-time turkey hunters, ages 10-15.

A young hunter and his mentor proudly show off a turkey he harvested.

MDC: Learn how to help purple martins at Cape Nature Center event

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 09, 2016

The March 17 program focuses on providing shelter for this human-dependent species.

Purple martins flock around a purple martin house.

MDC and DU hold Wetlands for Kids Day on April 2

News from the region

St. Louis
Mar 08, 2016

Kids of all ages and their families can learn about these unique places during a day of fun and engaging activities.

A child cautiously pets a snake held by a volunteer at a wetlands for kids day event.

MDC tree planting workshop to be held in Joplin

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 07, 2016

People can get helpful information at free clinic on March 14.

Tree Planting

MDC permits will have new look starting March 15

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 07, 2016

Hunting, fishing, trapping permits bought from vendors will be done online, printed on paper.

MDC offers text updates for activities at Nature Centers

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 07, 2016

Subscribers get messages about programs or interesting nature notes

Children look at animal skulls and hides at a table

MDC offers free prescribed burn workshop March 19

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 07, 2016

Workshop is at Pony Express Conservation Area in NW Missouri

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

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshops for preschool teachers in northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Mar 07, 2016

Register to attend a free workshop in Clark, Monroe, or Ralls counties.

A group of teachers look over Discover Nature Schools materials on a table.

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