Get tips on storing archery equipment at March 27 virtual MDC program

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – One of the keys to successful archery hunting is knowing how to store your equipment in-between seasons so it will be ready next fall.

People who want to learn more about caring for archery equipment between hunting seasons should sign up for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) virtual program “Learning Archery: Bow Winterization” on March 27. This free online program will be from 9-10 a.m. and is being put on by the staff at MDC’s Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center. People can register at:

At the March 27 program, MDC Community Education Assistant Stacy Wheatley will discuss how to store your archery equipment so everything’s in shape for shooting when hunting seasons roll around in the fall. Though this program is free, people need to register through the link listed above.

People can stay informed about upcoming programs at MDC’s Andy Dalton Range and Outdoor Education Center and other nearby MDC facilities by signing up for text alerts and e-mail bulletins. People who have questions about how to sign up for text alerts from the Dalton Range can call 417-742-4361.

Staff at MDC facilities across the state are holding virtual programs. A listing of these programs can be found at