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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

MDC and partners will offer small acreage conference

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 17, 2017

Experts will present useful conservation and farming management practices

monarch butterfly

MDC seeks public comment on McGee area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 01, 2017

Public can comment during February on management plan for Clinton County area

Bobwhite quail in the snow.

MDC to host Missouri Master Naturalist training

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 04, 2017

Loess Hills Chapter holding training sessions in St. Joseph

People taking part in the Missouri Master Naturalist training.

MDC and partners host 38th Squaw Creek Eagle Days

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 29, 2016

Free event highlights eagles and conservation in northwest Missouri

Bald eagle resting on a branch in a tree.

MDC program boosting endangered Topeka shiners

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 08, 2016

Shiners raised at Lost Valley Hatchery released in Northwest Missouri streams.

Topeka shiner

MDC seeks public input for Hardin Conservation Area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 01, 2016

Public can comment in November on plan for area in Ray County

Ducks floating on water.

MDC seeks public comment for McKinny area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 01, 2016

Public can comment in November on plan for conservation area in Carroll County

White tailed doe.

MDC and partners host Big Muddy Duck Hunt

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 26, 2016

Free hunt clinic in Holt County introduces youths to waterfowl hunting

Youth boy duck hunting.

MDC to co-host tree care workshop Oct. 29 in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 14, 2016

Workshop will present best practices for healthy trees in landscapes

Man using a clipper to prune a tree branch

MDC to host white-tailed deer management workshop

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 04, 2016

Free workshop Oct. 22 at Chillicothe focuses on deer habitat and research

Buck

MDC seeks public comment on plan for Pigeon Hill area

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 03, 2016

Public can comment in October on plans for conservation area in Buchanan County

Hen turkey

MDC seeks public comment for Gallatin Conservation Area

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 03, 2016

Public can comment in October on plan for area in Daviess County.

Tom wild turkey

MDC to host Poosey Conservation Area fall tour Oct. 16

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 30, 2016

Visitors will be able to drive through scenic fall color near Chillicothe

Beautiful lake and trees.

MDC offers deer management workshop at Jamesport

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 30, 2016

Free workshop on Sept. 15 will also cover hunting regulation changes.

Buck

Take a walk on the wildflower side

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 15, 2016

Don't miss summer and autumn color at MDC's prairie remnants

Prairie.

MDC seeks public input for Ray County Community Lake

News from the region

Northwest
Jul 01, 2016

Public can comment in July on management plan for fishing lake.

A just-caught sunfish in an angler's hand at Ray County Community Lake

MDC and conservation partners host Prairie Day

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 27, 2016

Visitors enjoy bison, wildflowers and prairie ecology exhibits at Dunn Ranch

MDC staffer talks to partipants at Prairie Days. He is standing in a prairie with hip-high plants and flowers.

MDC and partners look to future at Prairie Days festival

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 15, 2016

Free event June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch celebrates grasslands and conservation

prairie at Dunn Ranch

MDC offers a wetland management field day on June 28

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 10, 2016

Free Chariton County event will address wetland maintenance and restoration

People managing wetlands

MDC seeks public input for Nodaway County lake

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 01, 2016

Public can comment in June on management plans for lake near Maryville

Angler showing off his bass

MDC seeks public input for Crooked River area plan

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 01, 2016

Public can comment in June on management plans for area in Ray County

quail

Celebrating 50 years of good fishing at MDC's Charity Lake

News from the region

Northwest
May 27, 2016

June 4 event honors donors and volunteers who built Atchison County lake.

A group of anglers prepare to take their boat on Charity Lake

MDC and partners offer Prairie Days tours at Dunn Ranch

News from the region

Northwest
May 18, 2016

Free event celebrates grassland heritage with bison, birds and wildflowers.

Purple coneflower

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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