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MDC to host Eagle Days in Clarksville

News from the region

St. Louis
Northeast
Jan 07, 2013

Discover nature by viewing our nation’s symbol at Eagle Days in Clarksville on Jan. 26 and 27.

American Bald Eagle catching a fish

MDC conservation area improvements near Macon help anglers and hunters with mobility challenges

News from the region

Northeast
Dec 06, 2012

MDC is committed to making its programs, services and outdoor resources available for all Missourian’s to enjoy and to discover nature.

Thomas Hill Reservoir Conservation Area Fishing Jetty

MDC to host deer processing class in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 28, 2012

MDC still needs hunter help with CWD sampling

News from the region

Northeast
Central
Nov 05, 2012

Effort is for deer harvested in Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph and Sullivan counties.

Adult Male Deer

Hitting the mark: Macon R-1 schools begin archery program

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 02, 2012

More than 25,000 Missouri students from 148 schools participate in MoNASP.

MDC to host trapping workshop in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Oct 05, 2012

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 MDC at youth goose hunt and clinic in Lewis County

News from the region

Northeast
Oct 01, 2012

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.

MDC offers effective wingshooting workshops in Kirksville and Hannibal areas

News from the region

Northeast
Sep 25, 2012

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.

MDC to host bowhunter education class in Lewis County

News from the region

Northeast
Sep 12, 2012

There is no cost for the program, but pre-registration is required.

Bow Hunting

Wildlife habitat workshop teaches native timber and prairie management

News from the region

Northeast
Northwest
Aug 20, 2012

Workshop is bi-state cooperative program organized by MDC and Iowa regional offices of National Wild Turkey Federation.

Discover Nature with MDC at youth dove hunt

News from the region

Northeast
Jul 18, 2012

Participants must be ages 11 to 15 and attend a mandatory clinic on Aug. 31.

Young boy dove hunting with over-ear protection

Discover nature in Hannibal with MDC catfish camp

News from the region

Northeast
Jun 18, 2012

Free two-day catfish camp Aug. 25-26 is a great opportunity for families to enjoy the outdoors together.

flathead catfish

Northeast Regional Office celebrates five years

News from the region

Northeast
May 25, 2012

Enjoy an anniversary celebration on June 9 with family friendly activities devoted to nature and the outdoors.

MDC Northeast Regional Office

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

Discover nature with MDC crappie clinic at Mark Twain Lake

News from the region

Northeast
Apr 03, 2012

Have family fun while learning crappie fishing skills, followed by a day on the Lake.

black crappie

MDC to hold open houses on CWD found in Macon County

News from the region

Northeast
Feb 03, 2012

Two positive results for Chronic Wasting Disease are first for free-ranging deer in Missouri.

Photo of a white-tailed deer buck standing among tall grasses.

Eagles Days set at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge

News from the region

Kansas City
Northeast
Nov 23, 2011

Eagle Days at Squaw Creek Dec. 3 and 4 will feature nation’s symbol and thousands of waterfowl.

American Bald Eagle catching a fish

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

Poosey area to showcase fall color and conservation on Sunday

News from the region

Northeast
Northwest
Oct 11, 2011

Forests, fields and waters will be featured during Fall Driving Tour noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16.

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

MDC closing Hamburg Ferry Access in Pike County for renovations

News from the region

St. Louis
Northeast
Sep 15, 2011

Closure for major renovations begins week of Sept. 19. Nearest alternate public boat ramp is Norton Woods Access.

MDC’s Soulard Access in Marion County Temporarily Closed

News from the region

St. Louis
Northeast
Jul 13, 2011

Marion County Conservation Area inaccessible due to damage from flooding and high winds.

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.

MDC to host waterfowl workshops in Nevada and Clinton

News from the region

Kansas City
Northeast
Mar 18, 2011

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Bill Graham
(Kansas City), (Northwest)
Bill.Graham@mdc.mo.gov
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
816-759-7305
Josh Hartwig
(Ozark), (Southeast)
Josh.hartwig@mdc.mo.gov
Southeast Regional Office
573-290-5730
Robert Hemmelgarn
(Central), (Northeast)
Robert.Hemmelgarn@mdc.mo.gov
Central Regional Office and Conservation Research Center
(573) 815-7900
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