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MDC hosts 31st annual Poosey Fall Driving Tour

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 17, 2017

Early fall color and conservation practices were on display

Poosey Fall Driving Tour

MDC to host free Fish-or-Treat event Oct. 28 in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 16, 2017

Children can wear costumes and enjoy fishing, games, and prizes

Little girl holding up here catch.

MDC to host 31st annual Poosey fall tour Oct. 15

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 02, 2017

Free event highlights Poosey's natural areas and fall color in forested hills

Lake at Poosey Conservation Area

MDC collects public input at 80th anniversary open house

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 27, 2017

St. Joseph doctor donates valued art print marking Missouri conservation history

Dr. Philip Acuff of St. Joseph presented a valuable and historic J.N. Ding Darling art print Sept. 26 to MDC Director Sara Parker Pauley and Missouri Conservation Commissioner Dave Murphy

MDC to host deer management workshop Sept. 30

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 18, 2017

Free workshop will explore strategies for managing deer on private land

buck in field

MDC to host 80th anniversary open house Sept. 26

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 11, 2017

Public can give feedback on regulations, infrastructure, priorities, and conservation issues

St. Joseph MDC Regional Headquarters sign.

Comprehensive deer study enters third harvest season

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 06, 2017

MDC and MU researchers remind hunters not to let a collar affect their decision to harvest a deer.

collared deer

MDC seeks public input for Pawnee Prairie Natural Area

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 01, 2017

Public can comment in September on area's long-range management plans

Pawnee Prairie

MDC to co-host Prairie Days Sept. 15 & 16 at Dunn Ranch

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 30, 2017

Free event offers a chance to view bison, birds, wildflowers, and native grasses

Bison at Dunn Ranch

MDC to host 49th annual Antler Measurement Day Aug. 26

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 11, 2017

Free event will score deer antlers to qualify them for record books

Buck in the field.

MDC seeks input on McClure Conservation Area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 01, 2017

Public can comment in August on management plan for area in Mercer County

White tail deer.

MDC seeks public input for Chloe Lowry Marsh area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Jul 03, 2017

Public can comment in July on plan for wetland area in Gentry County

Chloe Lowry Marsh Natural Area

MDC seeks public input for Grand Trace area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Jul 03, 2017

Public can comment in July on plan for conservation area in Harrison County

Whitetail doe.

Discover Nature Schools intertwines learning and nature

News from the region

Kansas City
Northwest
Jun 16, 2017

MDC hosted EPiC Elementary of Liberty for June 14 field trip tied to program

Discover Nature Schools Field Trip

MDC offers free fishing skills classes in northwest Missouri

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 08, 2017

Discover Nature — Fishing programs teach angling basics

A family learns about fishing from two experienced anglers.

Comprehensive deer study passes halfway point

News from the region

Northwest
May 04, 2017

MDC and University of Missouri researchers use digital technology to track deer

Deer Research

MDC seeks public input for Lott's Creek area plan

News from the region

Northwest
May 01, 2017

Public can comment in May on plan for conservation area in Harrison County

Lott's Creek Area.

MDC seeks public input for Youngdahl area plan

News from the region

Northwest
May 01, 2017

Public can comment in May on plan for conservation area in St. Jospeh

People walking on a trail.

MDC seeks public input for areas near Missouri River

News from the region

Northwest
May 01, 2017

Public can comment in May on plans for areas in northwest Missouri

Missouri river boat ramp.

MDC offers free loess hills field day May 13 in Holt County

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 24, 2017

Landowners can learn about timber and prairie management strategies

loess hills bluff

Excelsior Springs youth harvests all-white wild turkey

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 19, 2017

MDC expert says white phase wild turkeys are rare.

white wild turkey

MDC finds prairie chicken count up at Dunn Ranch

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 11, 2017

Prairie chicken release program bolstered local population

MDC staff release two prairie chickens

MDC and Chillicothe YMCA host Family Conservation Night

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 04, 2017

Participants learn outdoor skills, pick up free trees and learn about conservation

Conservation agent teaching a young angler about casting.

MDC offers free Discover Nature — Girls Camp

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 14, 2017

Registration is open for outdoor skills camp at Mozingo Lake July 11-13

Girls fishing.

MDC to host birding bingo March 28 in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 14, 2017

Free family event celebrates birds and birding

Birding.

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MDC Media Staff

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
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Robert Hemmelgarn
(Central), (Northeast)
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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