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MDC seeks public input on Fox Valley Lake Conservation Area near Kahoka

News from the region

Northeast
Oct 03, 2016

Public can comment on draft management plan through Oct. 31.

Fox Valley Lake

MDC offers Women's Basic Firearms workshop Oct. 22

News from the region

Northeast
Sep 27, 2016

Register to attend a free training program near Kirksville.

A woman shooting a rifle at a shooing range.

MDC invites families to National Hunting and Fishing Day event Sept. 24 in Knox County

News from the region

Northeast
Sep 09, 2016

Celebrate with free outdoor activities at Henry Sever Lake Conservation Area

Conservation agent helping a little boy fish.

MDC offers cable restraint certification class in Kirksville Sept. 3

News from the region

Northeast
Aug 24, 2016

Course is required for those who wish to use cable restraint devices during trapping season

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MDC seeks public input on Sugar Creek and Montgomery Woods Conservation Areas

News from the region

Northeast
Aug 05, 2016

Public can comment on draft management plan through Aug. 31.

A stand of trees at Sugar Creek Conservation Area

MDC hosts WET workshop for teachers in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Jul 01, 2016

Water Education for Teachers workshop can help educators integrate importance of water into existing curriculum.

An instructor and teachers wading in a stream on a sunny summer day

MDC offers private landowners payments for public access

News from the region

Northeast
Jun 30, 2016

Program aims to boost wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation opportunities.

MRAP

Discover nature with MDC at Catfish Camp Aug. 6-7

News from the region

Northeast
Jun 10, 2016

Learn the basics of catching big catfish on Missouri's big rivers at this free camp.

An adult angler and two children hold a large catfish in their boat

MDC seeks public input on Dupont Reservation and Edward Anderson Conservation Areas

News from the region

Northeast
Jun 01, 2016

Public comment period runs through June 30.

Wide shot of Edward Anderson Conservation Area

MDC hosts free frogging clinic in northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
May 25, 2016

Register to attend evening course on Missouri frogs, and how to catch them

A little boy holding up a frog he harvest frogging

MDC offers landowners payment for public use of land

News from the region

Central
Kansas City
Northeast
Northwest
St. Louis
May 16, 2016

Landowners can apply June 1 – July 15 for new program that pays them to allow public hunting, fishing, or wildlife viewing on enrolled private lands.

Hunter reading the signage at an MRAP area.

MDC helps grow new generation of turkey hunters, conservationists

News from the region

Northeast
Apr 15, 2016

Free clinic and mentored hunt in northeast Missouri connects kids with nature

A group of youth turkey hunters and their mentors show off their harvest.

MDC invites women to discover nature at summer workshop May 13-15

News from the region

Northeast
Apr 05, 2016

Weekend camp offers women a variety of outdoors skills courses

Two women paddle a canoe down a stream

MDC to hold youth turkey clinic, hunt in Clark Co. April 8 – 9

News from the region

Northeast
Mar 25, 2016

Free clinic aims to educate first-time turkey hunters, ages 11-15.

Spring Turkey Hunting

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshops for preschool teachers in northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Mar 07, 2016

Register to attend a free workshop in Clark, Monroe, or Ralls counties.

A group of teachers look over Discover Nature Schools materials on a table.

MDC to host waterfowl season workshop Feb. 1 in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 27, 2016

Hunter input will inform decisions on duck season dates and zone boundary locations.

Duck Hunting

MDC welcomes new resource forester to northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 19, 2016

Brice Kelso will help landowners meet forestry needs in Macon and Randolph counties.

Brice Kelso

MDC to hold hunter education skills course in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 14, 2016

Register by Feb. 4 to attend this course and earn your hunter education certification card.

Hunter Education

MDC to host Eagle Days in Clarksville Jan. 30—31

News from the region

Northeast
Central
Jan 12, 2016

Discover nature this winter, and witness some of the best eagle watching in the country.

Bald Eagle

MDC offers prescribed fire workshops in Northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Jan 11, 2016

Free workshops will include classroom session and a demonstration burn, weather permitting.

prescribed burning

MDC pilots new program that expands public access for Missouri hunters

News from the region

Northeast
Central
Dec 18, 2015

Private landowner partners make nearly 1,400 acres available for public use

MDC hosts holiday nature crafting event Dec. 2

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 12, 2015

This fun, family event teaches how to make gifts and decorations from natural materials.

Help Protect Northeast MO Deer from Chronic Wasting Disease

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 10, 2015

MDC needs help from hunters and landowners in northeast Missouri, lifts antler-point restriction and increases antlerless harvest in key counties.

CWD Management Zone Map

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshop for preschool teachers in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 10, 2015

Registration required by December 2

MDC hosts Discover Nature Schools workshop for preschool teachers in Hannibal

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 10, 2015

Registration required by December 16

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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