MDC to host deer management workshop in Jamesport

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Jamesport, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free whitetail deer management workshop 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 7, at the A.V. Spillman Event Center, 308 Broadway St. in Jamesport. Topics are designed to educate property managers about white-tail deer and how land management can improve deer quality and quantity.

MDC staff will discuss how to manage land for trophy deer, urban deer management, disease issues, woodland management for white-tails, early successional plant management to benefit wildlife, technical assistance and cost share programs, and proposed deer hunting regulation changes.

The event will also offer antler measuring for trophy bucks. Certified measures will be available for Show Me Big Bucks and the Boone & Crockett Club.

Participants are asked to register by March 4. To register, call Scott Roy at 660-359-5685, ext. 114, or Nate Mechlin at 660-663-3703, ext. 3.

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