MDC News from 05/2018

MDC wants public input on name of new mobile app to find areas

News from the region

Statewide
May 30, 2018
Cast your vote at surveymonkey.com/r/DF338HZ
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Cape Nature Center earns 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

News from the region

Southeast
May 29, 2018
The nature center showcases the diverse natural resources of southeastern Missouri.
Outside view of Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Columbia Bottom offers bike, wheelchair, and scooter ride June 2

May 25, 2018
This unique way of exploring the area is open to wheelers of all level of mobilities and abilities.
kid riding bike

MDC offers grant opportunities to local communities

News from the region

Southwest
May 25, 2018
June 11 meeting in Springfield will explain how Community Conservation Grants work.
Native Wildflowers at Watershed Center

MDC reminds landowners to check large trees for safety issues

News from the region

Southeast
May 24, 2018
Trees can seem deceptive, appearing to be healthy on the outside, hiding rot inside.
damaged tree

Celebrate pollinators with MDC at Monarch Mania June 9

News from the region

Central
May 23, 2018

Learn about pollinators at this free event at Runge Conservation Nature Center in Jefferson City.

Monarch Butterfly

Grand opening planned for fishing at Cape County Park North Lake

News from the region

Southeast
May 22, 2018

Missouri Department of Conservation fisheries biologists will lead fishing programs, provide equipment.

Catfish.

MDC hosts noted hiking speaker and urban hike on June 2 in Kansas City

News from the region

Kansas City
May 22, 2018

Free program features National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Free program features National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

Jennifer Pharr Davis

Scout coordinates donation of 200 fish habitat structures for Little River CA

News from the region

Southeast
May 22, 2018

All 200 structures were placed in Jerry P. Combs Lake to improve fish habitat.

fish habitat structures

Learn about fishing at MDC's Discover Nature Fishing Camp

May 21, 2018
Families can register now for free event in June and July at Springfield's Rutledge-Wilson Park.
Two volunteers teach Discover Nature Fishing class to family at picnic table

MDC awards St. Louis-area educators for helping advance its Discover Nature Schools program

News from the region

St. Louis
May 18, 2018
Four education professionals received MDC’s Outreach and Education 2017 External Partnership Award in April
2017 Outreach and Education Division’s External Partnership Award recipients

MDC invites women to beginner shooting clinic series in Columbia

News from the region

Central
May 17, 2018

Register to attend a free series of training programs for women on beginner shooting basics.

Woman shooting a shotgun.

MDC offers free kids outdoor skills day camp in Columbia this June

News from the region

Central
May 17, 2018

Kids ages 10-years and older will learn outdoor skills this summer during a series of day camps.

Staff helping a girl with her fishing pole.

MDC offers Wingshooting for the Hunter Workshop in Kirksville June 23

News from the region

Northeast
May 17, 2018
Participants will learn to hone hunting skills with non-toxic shot for migratory and upland bird species.
hunter shooting with dog retrieving

MoNASP student archers receive prestigious awards from NASP

News from the region

Statewide
May 17, 2018

MDC congratulates all MoNASP student archers honored this year academically and from NASP.

Rachael Ross holding her award.

MDC partners with City of Memphis to develop new archery range

News from the region

Northeast
May 16, 2018

Grant funds to help create new archery range at Memphis Reservoir, set to open by September.

MDC Outdoor Skills Specialist Rob Garver (left), and Memphis City Superintendent Roy Monroe

MDC invites teachers to Discover Nature Schools workshops in Columbia

News from the region

Central
May 16, 2018

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

Three young kids with female teacher discovering nature at a pond

MDC's Gossett Conservation Area open for public use

News from the region

Southwest
May 16, 2018

Variety of opportunities exist at new Dallas County public use area.

Gossett Conservation Area sign.

MDC offers kayak clinics at Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area in Columbia

News from the region

Central
May 16, 2018

Register to attend a FREE clinic and gear up for a summer on the water.

man kayaking

Missouri student archers take first, second, and third in NASP Eastern National Tournament

News from the region

Statewide
May 15, 2018

MDC congratulates all MoNASP student archers who took part in the eastern national tournament.

Sarcoxie's Ally Nordell

MDC offers free fishing event May 22 at Sterling Price Community Lake near Salisbury

News from the region

Northwest
May 15, 2018

Event is a good chance for youngsters and newcomers to learn how to fish

man baiting hook for boy on side of creek

MDC's Joplin office remains open to the public

News from the region

Southwest
May 14, 2018

MDC services, programs still available as facility transitions into new phase of ownership

MDC Joplin Office Stone Sign

MDC encourages public comments on monarch conservation plan

News from the region

Statewide
May 14, 2018

Comment by May 31 on the Mid-America Monarch Conservation Strategy at https://bit.ly/2IC6weV.

Monarch Conservation Strategy Map

MDC to host free youth outdoor skills event May 19 at Sumner

News from the region

Northwest
May 14, 2018

Experts will help participants try target shooting with archery, sling shot, .22 rifle, and shotgun

instructor showing kid how to shoot a bow

Get hooked on fishing with MDC Free Fishing Days June 9 and 10

News from the region

Statewide
May 14, 2018

During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in Missouri without having to buy a permit.

family fishing from boat

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