MDC News from 08/2018

Have fun with insects at MDC's Insect-O-Rama on Aug. 17

News from the region

Southwest
Aug 10, 2018
No registration required for free event at Springfield Conservation Nature Center.
dragonfly

Visitors may need alternate route to reach MDC's Parma Woods Shooting Range at Parkville

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 10, 2018
Parkville closing a portion of Northwest River Road for construction project
Shooters at Parma Woods Shooting Range

MDC delivers grant checks to local fire departments

News from the region

Southeast
Aug 10, 2018
The grants provide funds for protective gear and wildfire suppression equipment.
MDC Forestry Technician Duane Petzoldt delivered a grant check for $3,000 to Treasurer and Assistant Chief Kelly Allen at the East Cape County Fire Protection District.

MDC to host 50th annual Antler Measurement Day Aug. 25 in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 09, 2018
Free event helps hunters measure antlers for possible record book status
buck in field

MDC open house to discuss new rifle and pistol target range at Perry Conservation Area is Aug. 21 in Concordia

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 09, 2018

Citizens can visit with staff about upgrades planned at new range

Shooting range

MDC offers kayak clinic at Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area near Columbia Aug. 16

News from the region

Central
Aug 08, 2018
Register to attend a FREE clinic Aug. 16 and enjoy summer on the water.
four people in kayaks on lake

MDC seeks public input on possible regulation change for crappie fishing at Smithville Lake

News from the region

Northwest
Kansas City
Aug 08, 2018
Potential regulation change would improve both fish and fishing
black (top) and white (bottom) crappie

MDC reminds hunters migratory bird and waterfowl seasons start in September

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 08, 2018
Hunt dove, rail, and snipe starting Sept. 1 with teal season starting Sept. 8.
dove hunter in sunflower field

MDC waterfowl hunting reservations open Sept. 1

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 08, 2018
Apply online Sept. 1 – 18 to hunt waterfowl on 12 MDC managed wetland areas.
Cover of Migratory Bird and Waterfowl Hunting Digest 2018-2019

MDC offers atlatl workshop at Runge Nature Center Aug. 21

News from the region

Central
Aug 08, 2018
Learn techniques and strategies for success with primitive hunting tool in Jefferson City.
kids throw atlatls

MDC seeks public input on possible regulation change for crappie fishing at Wappapello Lake

News from the region

Southeast
Aug 07, 2018

Potential regulation change will increase the opportunity for anglers to harvest fish.

MDC employee holding a crappie.

MDC seeks public comment on long-range plans for Nodaway Valley Conservation Area

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 03, 2018
Public can comment in August on management plans for area in northwest Missouri.
Ducks in flight at Nodaway Valley Conservation Area

MDC to permanently close Buck and Doe Run Conservation Area Aug. 22

News from the region

Northeast
Aug 03, 2018
Area users can find other nearby opportunities to enjoy Missouri’s conservation heritage with MDC’s online atlas.
Two hunters walk trail at Buck and Doe Run Conservation Area

MDC seeks public input for Bob Brown Conservation Area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 03, 2018
Public can comment during August on management plans for area in Holt County
Ducks in flight at Bob Brown Conservation Area

MDC seeks public input during August for Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area plan

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 03, 2018
Citizens can comment on long-range plans for the area at Blue Springs
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area sign

MDC seeks public input on Malta Bend Community Lake in Saline County

News from the region

Central
Aug 03, 2018
Public can comment through Aug. 31 on draft management plan.
Fish at Malta Bend Community Lake

Public input sought by MDC in August for Gossett Conservation Area

News from the region

Southwest
Aug 03, 2018
Citizens can comment during August on area management plan.
Alfred Newton Gossett Conservation Area sign

MDC invites kids to free fishing day at Roaring River Aug. 18

News from the region

Southwest
Aug 03, 2018
Educational events will also be part of Aug. 18 youth fishing event.
boy trout fishing

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