MDC News from 06/2018

MDC celebrates 50 years of champion trees

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 22, 2018

More than 130 species of champions represent the great diversity of Missouri’s trees.

Bur Oak Tree

MDC hosts youth frog gigging clinic in West Plains July 6

News from the region

Ozark
Jun 22, 2018

Youth will learn about frog biology, regulations, gigging, cleaning and cooking techniques.

Frogs

Discover nature with MDC at FREE Catfish Clinic Aug. 18 in NEMO

News from the region

Northeast
Jun 22, 2018

Learn the basics of catching big catfish on Missouri's rivers and lakes at this free clinic.

Dad and kids with catfish

MDC accepting applications for next class of conservation agents

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 19, 2018
Apply online from June 25 – Aug. 5 at short.mdc.mo.gov/ZcS
three conservation agents standing

Fish kill at Schell Lake involves mostly invasive carp species

News from the region

Kansas City
Jun 19, 2018
MDC is draining the lake for major renovation and improvements
View from shore of Schell Lake fish kill

MDC sets CWD sampling efforts for upcoming deer season

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 18, 2018
Find more information at mdc.mo.gov/cwd and in MDC’s “2018 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information” booklet, available starting in July where permits are sold.
cover of 2018 deer and turkey booklet

Missouri students take top honors at NASP World Tournament

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 18, 2018

MDC congratulates all student archers who took part in the NASP World Tournament.

Kamryn Twehus holding here trophy.

MDC bands peregrine falcon young at Kansas City nest

News from the region

Kansas City
Jun 15, 2018

Skyscraper window washings pros aid banding effort at Commerce Tower

Peregrine falcon getting banded.

MDC: Nominate citizen conservationists for awards

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 14, 2018
Missouri Conservation Commission is seeking nominations for its Master Conservationist Award and Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame.
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Register now for Cape Nature Center’s outdoor story time Tuesday, June 19

News from the region

Southeast
Jun 13, 2018
Four to six-year old’s are invited to hear a story, then construct their own bird nest.
robin in nest

MDC, USDA still seeking citizen help in feral hog elimination

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 13, 2018
Cooperative efforts producing positive results, but more work still needed.
close up of several feral hogs in a trapping pen.

Discover nature through frogging starting June 30 at sunset

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 13, 2018
Bullfrogs and green frogs are legal game with a daily limit of eight.
two people frogging at night

MDC invites families to frogging clinic at Blind Pony Fish Hatchery July 20

News from the region

Central
Jun 12, 2018

Learn to hone frogging skills at FREE clinic for the whole family.

Kids frogging.

MDC expands deer feeding ban to more counties in response to CWD

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 12, 2018
Placing food or minerals for deer is now prohibited in seven more counties starting July 1 to help limit the spread of chronic wasting disease.
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Apply online starting July 1 for MDC managed deer hunts

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 12, 2018
Apply starting July 1 at mdc.mo.gov/managedhunt.
cover of 2018 deer and turkey booklet

Columbia Bottom offers free bowfishing basics class in June

News from the region

St. Louis
Jun 11, 2018
Learn the increasingly popular sport during a two-day class that includes a hands-on field experience.
Woman bowfishing into pond

Sedalia angler hooks state-record goldeye

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 11, 2018

MDC congratulates Kerry Glenn on breaking the pole-and-line state record by catching a 2-pound, 2-ounce goldeye on Truman Lake.

Kerry Glenn

Columbia Bottom hosts Wild Wednesdays throughout June

News from the region

St. Louis
Jun 08, 2018

Bring kids age 8-12 for a free outdoor adventure that blends art and biology.

Little girl trying to catch bugs.

MDC now only offers Federal Duck Stamps online

News from the region

Statewide
Jun 08, 2018

MDC offices no longer sell physical Federal Duck Stamps. Buy them online at www.mdc.mo.gov/buypermits.

U.S. Federal Duck Stamp

MDC invites public to attend grazing workshop in Everton

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 08, 2018

July 13 event has registration deadline of July 6.

Cow in the pasture.

MDC invites public to June 19 kayaking clinic in West Plains

News from the region

Ozark
Jun 07, 2018
Attendees will learn paddling techniques and get to test skills on the water.
woman paddling a kayak

MDC invites young anglers to learn about cane pole fishing

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 06, 2018

Free June 29 workshop at West Plains open to kids ages 8-15.

Fishing materials

MDC invites families to Kids' Fishing Day at Kellogg Lake

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 06, 2018

MDC is one of several groups involved in June 9 free fishing event.

Little girls fishing.

MDC invites kids to Shepherd of the Hills Family Fishing Fair

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 06, 2018

Event aimed at anglers age 15 and under.

Little boy fishing.

MDC: Public input sought for Otter Slough Conservation Area

News from the region

Southeast
Jun 06, 2018
The Otter Slough CA management plan is open for public review until June 30.
Flock of snow geese in flight at Otter Slough Conservation Area

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