MDC News from 12/2016

MDC names Nick Bommarito as new conservation agent for New Madrid County

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 12, 2016

Bommarito looks forward to getting to know the people and places of New Madrid County.

MDC new Conservation Agent Nick bommarito

MDC announces temporary closures at Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area in Boone County

News from the region

Central
Dec 12, 2016

Road construction temporarily closes access to shooting range, boat ramp, and some parking lots.

Roadwork at MDC’s Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area

MDC offers Discover Nature reloading workshops in Columbia Jan. 4 and 31

News from the region

Central
Dec 12, 2016

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

ammunition reloading

MDC offers Discover Nature Basic Firearms Safety workshop for the holidays

News from the region

Central
Dec 12, 2016

Families invited to learn basic safety and shooting technique at FREE course in Columbia.

Firearm Gift

MDC assigns Clayton Lewis as new Madison County conservation agent

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 12, 2016

Clayton Lewis is the new conservation agent for Madison County.

New MDC Agent Clayton Lewis.

Consider a live tree this Christmas and give a gift to nature

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 12, 2016

Choosing a live Christmas tree offers many benefits to both people and the environment.

Meert Tree Farm, near Festus, MO.

Eagle Day event for Dec. 10 at LaBenite Park cancelled

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 09, 2016

<Next Eagle Days event in KC area is Jan. 7-8 at Smithville Lake.

Deadline is Jan. 6 for Arbor Award of Excellence nominations

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 09, 2016

MDC and MCFC encourage nominations of local tree stewards for award recognition.

Heartland Tree Alliance planting a tree

MDC and partners bring Eagle Days to the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge Jan. 14-15

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 07, 2016

Visitors can discover our national bird in the wild and up close at this free eagle viewing festival.

Young man looking through a spotting scope for eagles.

MDC invites teachers to archery instructor training class

News from the region

Southwest
Dec 07, 2016

Dec. 19 class in Springfield preps instructors for MoNASP curriculum.

MONASP instructor working with a student.

MDC names James Martin as Southeast Regional Logger of the Year

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 06, 2016

The honor is reserved for those who demonstrate dedication to safety and sustainable logging practices.

SE Logger of the Year

MDC offering laser night hike at Busch Conservation Area Dec. 10

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 06, 2016

This nighttime adventure combines traditional navigation skills with modern technology.

Laser Night Hike

Waterfowl a bonus at 38th annual Squaw Creek Eagle Days

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 06, 2016

MDC and partners hosting two upcoming free eagle events in Kansas City area.

Swans at Squaw Creek

MDC offers beginning atlatl class at Busch Conservation Area Dec. 10

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 05, 2016

MDC welcomes participants <strong>age 11 and up</strong> to try their hand at one of the oldest-known hunting tools.

Young boy practices using an atlatl.

MDC reports nearly 6,500 deer harvested during antlerless portion

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 05, 2016

Top harvest counties were Callaway, Pike, and Osage.

Doe

MDC assigns new Private Lands Conservationist for Shannon County

Dec 02, 2016

Cody Roberts is the new private lands conservationist for Shannon County.

MDC assigns new Private Lands Conservationist for Shannon County

Dec 02, 2016

Cody Roberts is the new private lands conservationist for Shannon County.

Cody Roberts

Public input sought for Tower Rock Natural Area

Dec 01, 2016

The area management plan is open for public review in December.

Tower Rock Natural Area

Public input sought for Ketcherside Mountain, Little Whitewater Conservation Areas

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 01, 2016

The area management plans are open for public review in December.

Ketcherside Mountain CA

MDC seeks public input for Monkey Mountain area plan

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 01, 2016

Public can comment in December on plan for conservation area in Holt County

Buck in the snow.

MDC seeks public input on Painted Rock Conservation Area near Westphalia

News from the region

Central
Dec 01, 2016

Public can comment through Dec. 31 on draft management plan.

Beautiful fall color over looking the river.

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