MDC News from 02/2017

MDC hosts native plant sale at Runge Nature Center March 25

News from the region

Central
Feb 28, 2017

Novice gardeners to professional landscapers can prepare for spring with native plants, information.

monarch butterfly

Public invited to get tree planting tips at MDC workshops

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 28, 2017

Free workshops to be held in March in Greenfield, Joplin, and El Dorado Springs.

tree planting

MDC Runge Nature Center provides a conservation destination for spring break

News from the region

Central
Feb 28, 2017

Opportunities to discover nature abound in Jefferson City with guided programs and outdoor exploration.

Family at Runge

MDC invites public to March 14 crappie seminar for beginners

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 27, 2017

Springfield Nature Center program offers tips for hooking this popular fish.

crappie

MDC offers free paddlefish snagging clinic April 15

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 27, 2017

Registration opens March 1 for clinic at Warsaw on Lake of the Ozarks

paddlefish snagging

2,500 student archers competing at MoNASP state tournament

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 27, 2017

MDC encourages community support at MoNASP state tournament in Branson March 24-25.

2016 student archers shooting at the MoNASP State Tournament

MDC offers free noxious weed and invasive plant workshop

Feb 24, 2017

March 16 program in Warrensburg offers ways to manage harmful plants

Fenton angler gigs state-record gizzard shad

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 24, 2017

Congratulations to Riley Nolan on breaking the state record by gigging a 2-pound, 6-ounce gizzard shad on the Big River.

Riley Nolan holding his state-record gizzard shad

MDC and Nature Conservancy offer prairie chicken viewing

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 24, 2017

Viewing blind opportunity available March 30-April 23 at Dunn Ranch

prairie chickens

MDC offers free prescribed fire workshop on March 9

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 24, 2017

Workshop near Trenton will help land managers use fire to manage vegetation

prescribed burn

MDC and CFM thank deer hunters for Sharing the Harvest

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 23, 2017

4,280 deer hunters shared nearly 199,000 pounds of venison to help feed hungry Missourians.

Share the Harvest

Cape Nature Center offers tips, programs to make spring work for your big birding year

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 23, 2017

Have a big birding year by getting outside, attending nature events and improving habitat.

Bluebirds

MDC holds pond workshops for landowners in Ripley, Oregon counties

News from the region

Ozark
Feb 23, 2017

Pond workshops help landowners learn to manage fish habitat, populations.

Lilly pads on a pond.

MDC changes catfish regulations for five Southeast Missouri lakes

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 23, 2017

Regulations will effect Typwappity Community, Buford Pond, Giessing, Hager and Thomas lakes.

Channel Catfish

MDC reminds snaggers that paddlefish season opens March 15

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 21, 2017

Lake of the Ozarks, Truman Lake, and Table Rock Lake are the most popular waters.

paddlefish taggating

MDC hosts talk by microbe expert Nicholas Money in KC

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 21, 2017

Free program will explore microbial life's vast diversity and ecological importance

Microbes

MDC offers free turkey hunting workshops in KC area

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 17, 2017

Participants will gain basic skills for hunting wild turkeys in spring season

tom turkeys

MDC Cape Nature Center to host 12th annual Native Plant & Garden Seminar

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 17, 2017

The event features tips and presentations on native plants, wildlife damage,herbs, mushrooms and more.

purple poppy mallow

MDC and partners present native landscaping events March 3-4

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 17, 2017

Homeowners can discover the advantages of native landscaping during this in-depth workshop.

blue false indigo

Volunteer with MDC to help Wood Ducks in mid-Missouri March 4

News from the region

Central
Feb 17, 2017

Register by March 1 to work with wildlife experts and learn how to provide quality brood-rearing habitat.

wood ducks

MDC and partners will offer small acreage conference

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 17, 2017

Experts will present useful conservation and farming management practices

monarch butterfly

Get ready for spring with a Conservation Destination

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 16, 2017

MDC Naturalists say a hike is a great way for birders to see new bird species.

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Teacher says MDC naturalists brought ‘whole new level of learning’ to her students

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 16, 2017

Cape Nature Center naturalists present Lewis and Clark programs to local classrooms.

Teachers teaching students about the outdoors and Lewis and Clark.

MDC offers summer Discover Nature Girls Camp in Lincoln County

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 15, 2017

Girls, ages 11-15, should apply now for this chance to learn outdoor skills and hunter education in a fun, immersive environment.

Canoeing at Discover Nature Girls Camp

MDC offers guided prairie chicken viewing at Wah'Kon-Tah

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 15, 2017

Limited spots for public viewing are available March 18 or March 25.

prairie chicken

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