MDC invites new adult turkey hunters to virtual turkey clinic May 8

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PERRY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and Missouri Disabled Sportsmen invite new adult turkey hunters to an introductory turkey clinic 3–5:30 p.m. on May 8. To ensure public safety amid the coronavirus pandemic, the clinic will be live-streamed via teleconference technology.

In this virtual clinic, participants will learn from experienced instructors about wildlife identification, habits and habitat, regulations, safety, hunting strategies, equipment and game care, and how to increase success in the field.

Space is limited for this unique opportunity and participants must preregister by Friday, May 1, by visiting

“This is an awesome opportunity for new hunters to learn about turkeys, and improve their chances the next time they go hunting,” said MDC Conservation Educator Rob Garver.

Event organizers will continue to monitor the public health environment and any changes to the planned event will be communicated to registered participants as early as possible.

MDC offers Discover Nature programs to help Missourians explore nature and master outdoor skills together.  For more information about this turkey clinic and hunting opportunity contact Garver at, or (660) 785-2420.