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Discover nature by viewing our nation’s symbol at Eagle Days in Clarksville on Jan. 26 and 27.
MDC is committed to making its programs, services and outdoor resources available for all Missourian’s to enjoy and to discover nature.
Effort is for deer harvested in Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph and Sullivan counties.
More than 25,000 Missouri students from 148 schools participate in MoNASP.
Workshop is a great way to get introduced to the basics of trapping as multiple traps and styles of sets will be demonstrated.
Discover nature with a youth goose hunt on Oct. 13 or Oct. 14 from sunrise until 1 p.m. at Wakonda State Park in Lewis County.
Free workshops can help migratory and upland bird hunters improve wingshooting skills, including effective use of shotgun shells with non-toxic alternatives to lead shot, such as steel shot.
There is no cost for the program, but pre-registration is required.
Workshop is bi-state cooperative program organized by MDC and Iowa regional offices of National Wild Turkey Federation.
Participants must be ages 11 to 15 and attend a mandatory clinic on Aug. 31.
Free two-day catfish camp Aug. 25-26 is a great opportunity for families to enjoy the outdoors together.
Enjoy an anniversary celebration on June 9 with family friendly activities devoted to nature and the outdoors.
Open house will be at New Cambria High School June 2 between 1-4 p.m.
Have family fun while learning crappie fishing skills, followed by a day on the Lake.
Two positive results for Chronic Wasting Disease are first for free-ranging deer in Missouri.
Eagle Days at Squaw Creek Dec. 3 and 4 will feature nation’s symbol and thousands of waterfowl.
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.
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.
Forests, fields and waters will be featured during Fall Driving Tour noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16.
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.
Closure for major renovations begins week of Sept. 19. Nearest alternate public boat ramp is Norton Woods Access.
Marion County Conservation Area inaccessible due to damage from flooding and high winds.
Event will be held on Haag property on Hwy 94 between Portland and Bluffton.
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