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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 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.

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

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

MDC helps deer hunters in KC and St. Joe areas Share the Harvest

News from the region

Kansas City
Northwest
Oct 30, 2015

Hunters can donate venison at Kansas City and St. Joseph locations

Share the Harvest

MDC assists with sandhill crane release at refuge

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 08, 2015

Sandhill crane raised at World Bird Sanctuary released at Squaw Creek refuge

Pictured is a sandhill crane.

MDC names Justin Pyburn new agent for Caldwell County

News from the region

Northwest
Oct 08, 2015

New conservation agent looks forward to conservation efforts in NW Missouri

MDC to host Poosey Conservation Area fall tour on Oct. 18

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 30, 2015

Visitors will be able to drive through rugged hills and fall color near Chillicothe.

Pike's Lake at Poosey Conservation Area

MDC using satellite technology for deer study

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 22, 2015

Hunters in northwest Missouri can harvest deer with radio collars.

Collared Deer

MDC offers Discover Nature ̶ Fishing programs in northwest MO

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 04, 2015

Free classes teach families skills for successful fishing in northwest Missouri.

Discover Nature Fishing

MDC Insect-O-Rama in St. Joe shows bugs can be fun

News from the region

Northwest
Sep 04, 2015
Fritillary Butterfly

MDC stocks hybrid striped bass in new waters

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 13, 2015

Stockings in small lakes aimed at boosting sport fishery quality.

hybrid striped bass

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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