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MDC offers Basic Reloading: Metallic Cartridges class in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Sep 08, 2014

This class on Sept. 29 and Oct. 8 will teach you the basics of reloading safety and techniques.

MDC offers deer management workshop in Fayette

News from the region

Central
Sep 05, 2014

Workshop topics include deer biology, habitat management and cost-share practices.

A white-tailed deer doe and fawn with spots.

MDC provides Columbia high schools with outdoor equipment

News from the region

Central
Aug 28, 2014

The equipment will help provide high school students hands-on experiences in nature.

MDC provides Columbia high schools with outdoor equipment

MDC names Warren Gerlt Central Regional Logger of the Year

News from the region

Central
Aug 28, 2014

A third generation logger, Gerlt of Fayette has been logging and buying timber for more than 30 years.

Central Regional Logger of the Year for 2014

MDC offering Hunter Education skills session on MU campus

News from the region

Central
Aug 14, 2014

Avoid the fall rush and sign-up to take your hunter education skills session now.

Hunter Education

MDC offering bowhunter education course in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Jul 31, 2014

The two-day course is free, but registration is required by Aug. 17.

Bow Hunter

Join MDC Runge Nature Center for a free summer concert

News from the region

Central
Jul 24, 2014

Relax while listening to music duo Michael Fraser and Tenley Hansen perform on July 31.

Musical Duo of Mike Fraser and Tenley Hansen

MDC invites public to discuss urban deer management in Jefferson City

News from the region

Central
Jul 18, 2014

Attend the Aug.14 program to learn ways to minimize problems.

MDC hosting family night at the range in Cole County

News from the region

Central
Jul 16, 2014

Learn the basics of rifle and shotgun shooting.

Shooting Range Activities

MDC urges proper pruning to help storm-damaged trees

News from the region

Central
Jul 09, 2014

Careful pruning and tender loving care may save some trees.

Tree Damage from Storm

MDC urges pet owners in Columbia area to be watchful of coyotes

News from the region

Central
Jul 09, 2014

Prevention is key to avoiding conflicts with coyotes.

Wet a line with MDC at kid’s fishing clinic in Jefferson City

News from the region

Central
Jun 27, 2014

Help kids in your life get hooked on the thrill of fishing on July 19 at MDC headquarters in Jefferson City.

Boy With Fish

Shooting range on MDC Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area to close for renovations

News from the region

Northeast
Central
Jun 18, 2014

The unstaffed shooting range will close on June 23 for renovations and updates with an expected reopening in mid-October.

Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area

Discover nature with MDC at frog gigging clinic July 25 near Sweet Springs

News from the region

Central
Jun 17, 2014

The clinic is free, but preregistration by July 22 is required.

Boy Frog Gigging

MDC holding deer management open house July 9 in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Jun 16, 2014

Stop by to learn about Department management goals and share your opinions.

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

MDC holding deer management open house June 16 in Rolla

News from the region

Ozark
Central
May 30, 2014

Stop by to learn about Department management goals and share your opinions.

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

MDC honors Columbia Public Schools science coordinator

News from the region

Central
May 14, 2014
Mike Szydlowski accepts MDC O&E Partnership Award

Discover nature with MDC at “Reel” time fishing event on June 7 in Columbia

News from the region

Central
May 09, 2014

Bait will be provided, as well as fishing poles for those who do not have their own.

Boy With Fish

MDC invites public to help with turtle trapping study in Columbia

News from the region

Central
May 05, 2014

Volunteers will help trap and tag turtles, then release them back to the area they were found.

turtle trapping

MDC offering Hunter Education skills session on MU campus

News from the region

Central
May 01, 2014

The hands-on skills session is a mandatory, second requirement to become hunter-education certified in Missouri

Hunter Education

Learn to clean and cook Asian Carp with MDC in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Apr 28, 2014

See cleaning and cooking demonstration of Asian Carp and catfish on May 4 at North Village Farmers and Artisans Market in Columbia.

Fish Cleaning

MDC to hold MoNASP archery instructor training class in Fayette

News from the region

Central
Apr 24, 2014

Teachers can help students learn responsibility and focus through MDC training workshop for Missouri’s National Archery in the Schools Program.

Teachers learn archery through MoNASP

MDC offers wild turkey habitat workshop on May 17 in Sweet Springs

News from the region

Kansas City
Central
Apr 23, 2014

The workshop is free, but preregistration by May 14 is required.

Photo of several wild turkey hen poults in grassy field

MDC offers deer management workshop on May 17 in Osage County

News from the region

Central
Apr 23, 2014

Topics covered will assist landowners in all aspects of deer management. The workshop is free, but space is limited and participants must preregister by May 13.

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

MDC hosting women's basic handgun shooting class in Jefferson City

News from the region

Central
Apr 21, 2014

Participants will learn the basics of handgun safety, shooting techniques, and more. There is no cost for the program, but pre-registration by May 2 is required.

Handgun Shooting at Busch Shooting Range

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Lucas Bond
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Conservation Headquarters
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Candice Davis
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Kristie Hilgedick
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Kristie.Hilgedick@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
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Joe Jerek
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Conservation Headquarters
573-522-4115
Jill Pritchard
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Jill.Pritchard@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
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Francis Skalicky
(Southwest)
Francis.Skalicky@mdc.mo.gov
Southwest Regional Office
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Dan Zarlenga
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St. Louis Regional Office
636-441-4554