MDC News from 11/2016

Buy native trees and shrubs from MDC State Forest Nursery

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 09, 2016

Buy seedlings in bulk for landscaping and habitat needs.

Seedling Order Form

MDC and private landowners provide new public hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing areas

Nov 09, 2016

Public can now use about 6,300 acres of private land for outdoor activities.

Hunter filling out a registration card at an MRAP location.

MDC stocks rainbow trout in local lakes to kick off winter trout season

News from the region

Central
Nov 08, 2016

Special season improves access to cold water fish; catch-and-release only until Feb. 1.

MDC is stocks rainbow trout.

MDC program boosting endangered Topeka shiners

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 08, 2016

Shiners raised at Lost Valley Hatchery released in Northwest Missouri streams.

Topeka shiner

MDC offers Archery in the Schools program open house Dec. 7

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 08, 2016

Educators will get the chance to preview MDC’s school archery program in an informal setting.

Students shooting bows.

MDC stocks rainbow trout in Kirksville’s Spur Pond to kick off winter trout season

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 08, 2016

Special season improves access to cold water fish; catch-and-release only until Feb. 1.

Rainbow Trout

MDC needs help from deer hunters for CWD testing firearms opening weekend - Nov. 12 and 13

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 07, 2016

Hunters harvesting deer during opening firearms weekend in 29 counties in northeast, central, and east-central Missouri must have deer tested for chronic wasting disease.

CWD Management Zone

MDC invites preschool teachers to Discover Nature Schools teacher training workshop in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 07, 2016

Course helps teachers integrate environmental education into existing curriculum.

Teachers learning about discover nature schools.

Camdenton angler catches state-record hybrid striped bass

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 07, 2016

Congratulations to Mark McArtor on breaking the state record by catching a 9-pound, 1-ounce hybrid striped bass with a jug line on the Lake of the Ozarks.

Mark McArtor with his state record hybrid striped bass.

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools teacher training workshops in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 07, 2016

Course helps teachers integrate environmental education into existing curriculum.

Discover nature schools curriculum books

Powder Valley Nature Center to close Nov. 5-7 for managed deer hunt

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 03, 2016

Managed hunt is being used as a tool to help keep deer numbers at a heathy level.

8 point buck

Fall is a perfect time to fish

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 02, 2016

Cooler temperatures and fall color make a great setting for family fishing memories.

Three anglers fishing in a lake.

Get your Twin Pines nature fix before seasonal hours transition

News from the region

Ozark
Nov 02, 2016

November programs include Little Stinkers, Nature Nuts Wild Game Cooking and Nature’s Ornaments.

Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Hunters check 3,698 turkeys during Missouri's fall firearms turkey season

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 02, 2016

Top harvest counties were Greene with 128, Franklin with 96, and Wayne with 92.

Male turkey in the woods.

MDC stocks St. Louis lakes with rainbow trout

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 02, 2016

Great trout fishing opportunities are just minutes away for most St. Louis area residents this winter.

MDC fisheries staff stocking rainbow trout.

MDC seeks public comment for McKinny area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 01, 2016

Public can comment in November on plan for conservation area in Carroll County

White tailed doe.

Young hunters check 11,171 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 01, 2016

Top counties for the early youth hunt were Osage with 253, Howell with 246, and Franklin with 242.

Two hunters hunting during the early youth portion of deer season.

MDC seeks public input on Deer Ridge Conservation Area near Lewistown

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 01, 2016

Public can comment on draft management plan through Nov. 30.

Deer Ridge Conservation Area Lake.

Butterflies aren’t just here in summer; help them all year long

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 01, 2016

Some species can be seen in Missouri on warm fall and winter days.

Butterfly resting on a log.

MDC seeks public input for Hardin Conservation Area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 01, 2016

Public can comment in November on plan for area in Ray County

Ducks floating on water.

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