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MDC to host clinics in Columbia for women on shotgun skills and deer hunting

News from the region

Central
Jul 18, 2012

There is no cost for either program and all firearms and ammunition will be provided. Participants are also welcome to bring their own shotgun. Pre-registration is required for both events.

E. Sydney Stephens Central Regional Office and Conservation Research Center

Riley brothers of Callaway County honored for tree management

News from the region

Central
Jul 17, 2012
Riley brothers recognized by Missouri Tree Farm Committe

Discover nature at Runge Nature Center with exhibit by Missouri artist Pen Brady

News from the region

Central
Jul 09, 2012
Pen Brady Butterfly Art

July 13 dedication of new MDC central regional office to honor E. Sydney Stephens

News from the region

Central
Jul 03, 2012
E. Sydney Stephens Central Regional Office and Conservation Research Center

Discover nature with MDC frogging clinic in Sweet Springs

News from the region

Kansas City
Central
Jun 18, 2012

Enjoy family fun at frogging clinic on July 20 at Blind Pony Hatchery.

American Bullfrog

Free fishing on Saturday at Bass Pro in Columbia.

News from the region

Central
Jun 07, 2012

Enjoy Free Fishing Days at Bass Pro.

MDC open house on CWD next steps June 2 in Macon County

News from the region

Northeast
Central
May 25, 2012

Open house will be at New Cambria High School June 2 between 1-4 p.m.

deer

MU football player holding online auction for new duck blind at Eagle Bluffs CA

News from the region

Central
May 15, 2012

Go to www.ebay.com and search Mizzou football autographed jersey or autographed Mizzou football.

Mizzou Football Jersey

Runge Nature Center to hold native plant sale and program March 24

News from the region

Central
Feb 27, 2012

Buy native flowers, shrubs and trees from Missouri vendors and learn how to use them.

several purple coneflower plants in bloom

Attend workshops in Columbia on landscaping with native plants

News from the region

Central
Feb 22, 2012

Registration deadline is Feb. 29. Seating is limited.

Image of Gray-Headed Coneflower.

Become a Master Naturalist for Camden-County area

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Central
Jan 23, 2012

Attend orientation on Feb. 13 in Camdenton for classes Feb. 27 to May 21.

Enjoy an Eagle Adventure at Runge Nature Center Jan. 28

News from the region

Central
Jan 12, 2012

Missouri offers numerous opportunities in winter to watch eagles in the wild.

American Bald Eagle

Attend upcoming workshops on landscaping with Missouri plants

News from the region

St. Louis
Kansas City
Southwest
Central
Jan 10, 2012

Seating is limited for February workshops at Lake Ozark and March ones in Columbia.

blackeyed susan

On snow-white wings, trumpeter swans are back

News from the region

Kansas City
Northwest
Central
Dec 21, 2011

Trumpeters are being reported at wetlands this winter in both northwest and west-central Missouri.

Trumpeter Swans

MDC still needs hunter help with CWD sampling Nov. 19-20

News from the region

Northeast
Northwest
Central
Nov 15, 2011

Hunters helped MDC collect tissue samples from more than 650 deer harvested during youth and opening firearms weekends. Hunter help still needed for MDC to collect more samples.

Deer

MDC needs hunter help with CWD testing of harvested deer this weekend and next

News from the region

Northeast
Northwest
Central
Nov 10, 2011

Conservation Department asks deer hunters to allow MDC to collect tissue samples from deer harvested in north-central Missouri area for chronic-wasting-disease testing.

Deer

MDC offers "Holiday Ornaments from Nature’s Bounty" class in Sedalia

News from the region

Kansas City
Central
Oct 17, 2011
Photo shows American lotus flower pod at Duck Creek CA

Attend backyard bird workshop at MDC Sedalia office

News from the region

Kansas City
Central
Oct 06, 2011

Get tips on attracting backyard birds on Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Two men inspect a dying tree, which can be good bird habitat.

Runge to host “Cooking Wild” book signing

News from the region

Central
Oct 03, 2011

Stop by Nature Center on Oct. 20 to meet the author, and more.

Cooking Wild Cover

MDC offering white-tailed deer management workshop in Marceline

News from the region

Northeast
Northwest
Central
Sep 22, 2011

Free workshop open to anyone interested in deer management, including landowners, managers or hunters who wish to enhance deer-herd health and habitat on properties.

Photo of white tailed buck

Runge to host renowned artist and world angler Bob White

News from the region

Central
Sep 21, 2011

Join global fly fisher, artist, columnist, fly-fishing guide at MDC Nature Center in Jeff City Oct. 15

Enjoy a Day with Wildlife at Eagle Bluffs on May 15

News from the region

Central
Apr 22, 2011

Free family fun for everyone to include fishing, wildlife viewing, clay shooting and more.

Photo of great blue heron

Enjoy "Nature is Art" event at Runge Nature Center April 16

News from the region

Central
Apr 13, 2011

Free family fun will include art demonstrations, activities, concert and lunch.

Enjoy Nature is Art event at Runge Nature Center April 16

News from the region

Central
Mar 29, 2011

Free family fun will include art demonstrations, activities, concert and lunch.

Landowners invited to forest and wildlife workshop April 16

News from the region

St. Louis
Northeast
Central
Mar 29, 2011

Event will be held on Haag property on Hwy 94 between Portland and Bluffton.

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MDC Media Staff

Lucas Bond
(Statewide)
Lucas.Bond@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
(573) 751-4115
Candice Davis
(Ozark), (Southeast)
Candice.Davis@mdc.mo.gov
Southeast Regional Office
573-290-5730
Bill Graham
(Kansas City), (Northwest)
Bill.Graham@mdc.mo.gov
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
816-759-7305
Robert Hemmelgarn
(Central), (Northeast)
Robert.Hemmelgarn@mdc.mo.gov
Central Regional Office and Conservation Research Center
(573) 815-7900
Kristie Hilgedick
(Statewide)
Kristie.Hilgedick@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
(573) 751-4115
Joe Jerek
(Statewide)
Joe.Jerek@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
573-522-4115
Jill Pritchard
(Statewide)
Jill.Pritchard@mdc.mo.gov
Conservation Headquarters
(573) 751-4115
Francis Skalicky
(Southwest)
Francis.Skalicky@mdc.mo.gov
Southwest Regional Office
417-895-6880
Dan Zarlenga
(St. Louis)
Dan.Zarlenga@mdc.mo.gov
St. Louis Regional Office
636-441-4554