MDC News from 02/2017

MDC offers free workshop for acreage owners on Feb. 22

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 15, 2017

Small land parcels can be managed to boost native wildlife, plants and trees.

indigo bunting

MDC Wild Webcast: Discover Nature Fishing

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 14, 2017
Join MDC's Wild Webcast: Discover Nature Fishing Wednesday, March 8, from 1-2 p.m. CST to learn from Department experts about fishing in the Show-Me-State.
bass fish

MDC to hold mentored hunt at Forest 44 for first-time turkey hunters

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 14, 2017

Get started in the thrilling sport of turkey hunting with the guidance of an MDC expert.

Man turkey calling

MDC invites public to Feb. 25 Vulture Venture

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 10, 2017

Program highlights the benefits of these misunderstood birds.

vulture

MDC selects top St. Louis area hunter education instructors

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 10, 2017

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

Hunter Ed. Instructor teaching.

Show your love of nature this Valentine’s Day

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 10, 2017

The Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center has several events to help celebrate the holiday.

Cape Nature Center

Bridge replacement on MDC’s Rockwoods Reservation will temporarily impact area access

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 10, 2017

Visitors to the popular conservation area in Wildwood may need to access the area via an alternate route starting Feb. 13.

Rockwoods Reservation sign

MDC presents informative program on Missouri’s bears, mountain lions and other new mammals Feb. 24

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 09, 2017

This free program at Powder Valley Nature Center will answer questions about new and fascinating animals making their appearance on Missouri’s landscape.

bear research

MDC invites families to pollinator program Feb. 25 at Gustin Golf Course in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Feb 09, 2017

Register for a free, fun, family-friendly opportunity to learn about plant pollinators and how to create native habitat for wildlife.

Butterfly

MDC offers free maple sugaring workshops on Feb. 18

News from the region

Kansas City
Feb 09, 2017

Other trees can be tapped for sweet treats, too

Kids looking into a bucket with maple sap

MDC confirms invasive Emerald Ash Borer in Camden, Miller counties

News from the region

Central
Feb 09, 2017

Tree-killing pest has now spread to 33 Missouri counties.

Emerald Ashe Borer

Get your 2017 hunting and fishing permits from MDC

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 07, 2017

2016 annual hunting and fishing permits expire at the end of February.

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MDC and anglers getting ready for March 1 trout opener

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 06, 2017

MDC hatcheries will stock about three trout per angler for opening day.

rainbow trout

MDC seeks public input on Columbia urban conservation areas

News from the region

Central
Feb 06, 2017

Public can comment through Feb. 28 on draft management plan.

Henry Jackson Waters and C.B. Moss Memorial Wildlife Area

MDC seeks public input on Cooper Hill Conservation Area

News from the region

Central
Feb 06, 2017

Public can comment through Feb. 28 on draft management plan.

Cooper Hill Conservation Area

MDC offers coyote and predator calls workshop in Columbia Feb. 15

News from the region

Central
Feb 06, 2017

Register to attend this free lesson on bringing predators into range.

coyote

New Madrid County R-1 Middle School is the 600th school in the MoNASP program

News from the region

Statewide
Southeast
Feb 06, 2017

More than half a million Missouri children have participated in the archery extra-curricular program.

New Madrid Country R-1 Middle School Students

MDC encourages people to help prevent wildfires

News from the region

Statewide
Feb 03, 2017

The main cause of wildfires is improper burning of debris such as trash and brush piles.

fighting wildfires

MDC seeks public comment on McGee area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 01, 2017

Public can comment during February on management plan for Clinton County area

Bobwhite quail in the snow.

MDC offers women and youth pheasant hunting clinic Feb. 16

News from the region

St. Louis
Feb 01, 2017

Women and youth looking to get a supportive start in the sport of hunting have an ideal opportunity.

pheasant hunting

MDC: Public input sought for Graves Mountain Conservation Area

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 01, 2017

The Graves Mountain CA management plan is open for public review until Feb. 28.

Graves Mountain CA

MDC seeks input on Lester R. Davis Memorial Forest plan

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 01, 2017

Citizens can comment on area's management plan Feb. 1-28.

Lester R. Davis Memorial Forest

MDC: Public input sought for Castor River Conservation Area

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 01, 2017

The Castor River CA management plan is open for public review until Feb. 28.

Castor River CA

MDC seeks citizen input on managing Barton County prairies

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 01, 2017

Area management plans open for public comment in February.

Treaty Line Prairie Conservation Area

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