MDC News from 01/2018

MDC invites public to ammunition reloading workshop

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 11, 2018

Free workshop scheduled for Jan. 27 at Andy Dalton Shooting Range.

Reloading ammo.

MDC invites families to youth pollinator program Feb. 24 at Columbia golf course

News from the region

Central
Jan 11, 2018

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

Monarch butterfly

MDC offers prescribed fire workshops in northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 10, 2018

Free workshops will include classroom session and a demonstration burn, weather permitting.

MDC staff person lights a prescribed fire

MDC reports 15 new cases of CWD out of nearly 18,400 deer tested

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 08, 2018

Test results from CWD mandatory sampling have been received, more test results are pending.

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Raptors celebrated at Smithville Lake Eagle Days

News from the region

Kansas City
Jan 08, 2018

MDC and partners host good crowds despite wintry weather

People looking to the skies for eagles and raptors.

Cape Girardeau workshop Feb. 13 teaches prescribed fire as land, wildlife management tool

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 08, 2018

Landowners should preregister for their desired workshop time.

MDC employee conducting a prescribed fire.

MDC Notable News from 2017

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 08, 2018

Conservation Department offers highlights on its nature-related news during the past year.

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MDC plans Missouri Master Naturalist training in Camdenton

News from the region

Central
Jan 05, 2018

Participants must register and attend orientation on Jan. 17 to take part in training.

Master Naturalist Field Training

MDC to host Eagle Days in Clarksville Jan. 27—28

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 05, 2018

Discover nature this winter, and witness one of the best opportunities for eagle watching in the country.

bald eagle fishing

MDC invites public to Eagle Adventure at Runge Nature Center Jan. 27

News from the region

Central
Jan 05, 2018

Discover nature this winter with live eagle presentations, new exhibits in Jefferson City.

bald eagle perched in tree

MDC invites new hunters to hunter education skills session in Canton

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 05, 2018

Class will cover firearm types, safety, and participants will earn hunter education certification.

hunter education skills session demonstration

MDC issues forest health alert for Emerald Ash Borer

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 05, 2018

Tree-killing pest has spread to 42 Missouri counties, suspected in more locations.

bark blonding on trees

MDC: Stay informed with MDC news, find your local contacts

News from the region

Southeast
Ozark
Jan 05, 2018

From online field guides to local employee directories, it’s easier than ever to connect with MDC.

MDC Contact Webpage

MDC hosts beginner fly tying clinic at Long Branch Lake on Feb. 10

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 05, 2018

Register to attend this FREE Discover Nature Fishing workshop and learn to tie your own flies.

fly tying equipment and supplies

MDC workshops in Ozarks teach prescribed fire as land, wildlife management tool

News from the region

Ozark
Jan 05, 2018

Landowners should preregister for their desired workshop date and location.

prescribed burn in progress

MDC and MoDOT invite schools to fight litter through trashcan decorating contest

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 04, 2018

<p><em>Submission deadline is March 16. Get more info at <a href="http://www.nomoretrash.org/">www.nomoretrash.org</a></em></p>

PK-1 students at Cowgill Elementary

Hunters harvest 10,025 deer during alternative-methods portion

News from the region

Statewide
Jan 04, 2018

Top harvest counties were Howell with 249 deer harvested, Franklin with 215, and Oregon with 214.

alternative methods

Kick off 2018 with events at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 04, 2018

Don’t miss wild edibles, wild game cooking, fishing, winter tree ID and maple sugaring.

tree tapping for maple sugaring

MDC offers small acreage conservation workshop Jan. 17

News from the region

Kansas City
Jan 04, 2018

Free workshop designed to help property owners manage natural habitats

wildflowers

MDC hosts beginner fly tying clinic at Runge Conservation Nature Center Jan. 18

News from the region

Central
Jan 04, 2018

Register to attend this FREE Discover Nature – Fishing workshop and learn how to tie your own flies.

tying a fly for fishing

MDC invites public to Eagle Days at Springfield Nature Center

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 04, 2018

Free event on Jan. 20 and Jan. 21 is great way to learn about eagles in Missouri.

bald eagle in flight

MDC invites public to program on building bluebird boxes

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 03, 2018

"Woodworking for Wildlife" program set for Jan. 20 at MDC's Andy Dalton Shooting Range.

bluebird at nest box

MDC offers women’s basic handgun workshops near Hartsburg

News from the region

Central
Jan 03, 2018

Register to attend one of two programs Jan. 25 or Feb. 22.

To women shooting handguns as agent instructs

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshop for preschool teachers in Mexico

News from the region

Central
Jan 03, 2018

Register for a FREE workshop for early childhood educators to help kids discover nature.

MDC Discover Nature Schools materials

MDC seeks public input on Moreau River accesses.

News from the region

Central
Jan 02, 2018

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

Moreau River

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