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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

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 offers free Discover Nature — Fishing classes

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 28, 2016

Program teaches fishing skills at Plattsburg and St. Joseph

Discover Nature Fishing

MDC finds prairie chicken numbers up at Dunn Ranch

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 22, 2016

Birds using more leks, a hopeful sign for endangered prairie species.

Prairie Chickens at Dunn Ranch

MDC to host Arbor Day observance April 30 in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 13, 2016

Free tree seedlings and advice on tree care available at event

A young bearded man looks over free tree information at an Arbor Day celebration.

MDC releases prairie chickens in northwest Missouri

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 12, 2016

Birds trapped in Nebraska are released to boost Harrison County flocks.

Prairie Chicken Tracking

MDC welcomes new naturalist for NW Region

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 08, 2016

Jada Tressler will present nature education programs

Jada Tressler

MDC recognizes outstanding urban forestry in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 31, 2016

Arbor Award salutes Martha Clark for tree expertise and programs.

Arbor Award salutes Martha Clark

MDC offers free prescribed burn workshop March 19

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 07, 2016

Workshop is at Pony Express Conservation Area in NW Missouri

A man uses a drip torch to begin a controlled fire on a field.

MDC welcomes volunteers for Smithville Lake FISH Day

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 03, 2016

Conservation partners will sink large brush piles in the lake for fish habitat.

Brush Piles for Fish Habitat

MDC offers free prescribed burn workshops in NW Missouri

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 01, 2016

Workshops help land managers utilize fire to manage vegetation

A man uses a drip torch to begin a controlled fire on a field.

MDC seeks public input for Honey Creek Conservation Area

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 01, 2016

Public can comment in March on management plan for area in Andrew County

Tom Turkeys

MDC offers winter trout fishing in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 29, 2016

Catch-and-keep season begins Feb. 1 at Everyday Pond on NWMSU Campus

MDC to host waterfowl season workshops in NW Missouri

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 26, 2016

Hunters can provide input Feb. 3 in St. Joseph, Feb. 4 in Carrollton

Group Waterfowl Hunting

MDC cancels Jan. 30 ice fishing workshop

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 26, 2016

Warm weather prompts cancellation of workshop at Happy Holler Lake

A person ice fishing.

Event Cancelled: MDC to offer free ice fishing workshop Jan. 30

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 21, 2016

Event cancelled due to weather conditions. May be rescheduled if weather conditions change.

A person ice fishing.

MDC offers fly-tying course in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Dec 28, 2015

Free classes will start Jan. 7, beginners welcome.

Fly Tying

MDC helps host 37th annual Eagle Days at Squaw Creek

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 25, 2015

Free event highlights eagles and wetland conservation in northwest Missouri

MDC says deer collared for study can be harvested

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 12, 2015

Deer populations will vary locally during November firearms hunting season

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

MDC offers winter trout fishing in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 02, 2015

Free fly fishing class also offered at Everyday Pond on MWSU campus

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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
Southeast Regional Office
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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