MDC News from 03/2019

MDC Cape Nature Center brings nature into rural classrooms

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 05, 2019
Dexter and Oran third through fifth graders dissected owl pellets and learned about food chains.
staff person teaches two kids

MDC honors Watershed Committee of the Ozarks

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Southwest
Mar 05, 2019
Organization gets partnership award for environmental stewardship and education efforts.
Watershed Center sign

MDC offers free fly tying class March 9 in Blue Springs

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 05, 2019
Class at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center will teach basics of fly tying
closeup of a person's hand tying a fishing fly

MDC invites first-time youth turkey hunters to free clinic in Columbia

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Central
Mar 05, 2019
Register youth ages 11-15 to attend a clinic and mentored hunt this April.
A man and a young girl wearing full camo sit at the base of a tree in the woods while the girl operates a wood box call to attract a wild turkey.

MDC invites public to take part in March hiking programs

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 04, 2019
Free programs scheduled for March 12, March 16 at Springfield Nature Center.
two hikers on trail

MDC seeks public input on free landowner hunting privileges

News from the region

Statewide
Mar 04, 2019
MDC asks Missourians to take online survey at mdc.mo.gov/landownerinput by March 18.
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Spring turkey hunting includes MDC nontoxic-shot regs for new areas

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Statewide
Mar 04, 2019
Use of nontoxic shot for shotgun hunting now required on 16 more conservation areas in addition to 21 areas where nontoxic shot is already required for all hunting with shotguns.
several wild turkeys in green field

MDC offers free ice fishing clinic March 5 at Chillicothe

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 04, 2019
Gear provided for family fishing event
girl icefishing on pond

Twin Pines hosts birding expert Cindy Bridges at Greer Crossing April 6

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 01, 2019
Hike and learn bird identification tips along the Eleven Point River from 9 to 11 a.m.
Kentucky warbler

MDC plans Missouri Master Naturalist training in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Mar 01, 2019
Participants must register and attend orientation on April 16 to take part in training.
master naturalists in field

MDC invites public to crappie seminar in Springfield March 12

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 01, 2019
Free program at Springfield Nature Center offers tips for hooking this popular fish.
crappie on hook

MDC offers Hunter Education skills sessions at Twin Pines March 9 and 21

News from the region

Ozark
Mar 01, 2019
Attendees must complete the knowledge portion in advance.
woman shows girl how to shoot

MDC invites community conservation planners to workshop

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 01, 2019
Free workshop in Springfield has information on how conservation benefits urban landscapes.
native flowers in urban area

MDC names David Peters of Morse Mill as St. Louis Regional Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor of the Year

News from the region

St. Louis
Mar 01, 2019
David Peters was recently presented with the 2018 MDC Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor of the Year award in the St. Louis Region.
David Peters (left) is presented with the 2018 HED MDC Volunteer Instructor of the Year for the St. Louis Region Award by MDC Outdoor Skills Specialist Conrad Mallady

MDC reschedules purple martin program for March 9

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 01, 2019
Forecast of bad weather forces postponement of March 2 event at Springfield Nature Center.
purple martin on martin house

MDC offers free Naturescaping Workshop March 16 in Blue Springs

News from the region

Kansas City
Mar 01, 2019
Native plant sale open to all visitors will follow the workshop at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center
dad and daughter looking flowers

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