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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.

MDC seeks volunteers for FISH habitat project March 30

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 06, 2017

Project creates fish habitat at Smithville Lake and anglers benefit

fish habitat

MDC to host free deer management workshop March 18

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 06, 2017

Workshop in Princeton will address ways to boost deer habitat

buck

MDC seeks public input for three northwest prairies

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 01, 2017

Conservation areas are dedicated to conserving rare prairie remnants

prairie flowers

MDC seeks public input on Schifferdecker area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 01, 2017

Public can comment during March on plans for Carroll County conservation area

quail

MDC seeks public input on VanDyke area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 01, 2017

Public can comment on plans for conservation area in Mercer County

wild turkeys

MDC seeks public input on plans for Grand River accesses

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 01, 2017

Public can comment during March on management plans

eagle over water

MDC and Nature Conservancy offer prairie chicken viewing

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 24, 2017

Viewing blind opportunity available March 30-April 23 at Dunn Ranch

prairie chickens

MDC offers free prescribed fire workshop on March 9

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 24, 2017

Workshop near Trenton will help land managers use fire to manage vegetation

prescribed burn

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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