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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

MDC: Emerald ash borers found in Buchanan County

News from the region

Northwest
Aug 13, 2015

Foresters say homeowners should plan now to protect ash trees or replant.

Emerald ash borer beetle shown against penny

MDC to host Prairie Days with The Nature Conservancy June 26-27

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 23, 2015

Free event at Dunn Ranch and Pawnee Prairie showcases prairie ecology and history

MDC to co-host Prairie Days June 26 & 27 at Dunn Ranch

News from the region

Northwest
Jun 03, 2015

Free event showcases grasslands with bison, birds, wildflowers, and native grasses.

MDC offers free Wetland Management Field Day June 9 in Carrollton

News from the region

Northwest
May 29, 2015

Wetland managers from MDC will lead tour of wetlands in Carrollton area

Wetland

MDC seeks public input for Bluffwoods Conservation Area

News from the region

Northwest
May 22, 2015

Public can comment during June on long-range management plans for the area.

Bluffwoods Conservation Area

MDC seeks public input for Poosey Conservation Area plan

News from the region

Northwest
May 21, 2015

Public can comment during June on long term management plan

Pike's Lake in Autumn at Poosey Conservation Area

MDC foresters say 17-year cicadas will raise a racket

News from the region

Kansas City
Northwest
Southwest
May 05, 2015

Periodic cicada emergence will include western Missouri.

cicada

MDC seeks public input for Jamesport Community Lake

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 29, 2015

Public can comment in May on management plan for fishing lake

Fish From Jamesport Community Lake

MDC tracking Grand River Grassland prairie chickens

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 16, 2015

Relocated birds being monitored and resident flock shows growth from last year.

Prairie Chicken

MDC to co-host prescribed burn association meeting

News from the region

Northwest
Apr 07, 2015

April 25: learn about fire as habitat management tool for landowners

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

MDC to host prescribed burn workshop in Grundy County

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 25, 2015

On April 11: Learn about methods for safe controlled burns

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

MDC teaches angling skills with Discover Nature Fishing

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 02, 2015

Register now for NW Missouri classes March-June.

Fish on Hook

MDC seeks input for Riverbreaks area management plan

News from the region

Northwest
Mar 02, 2015

Area is in Holt County.

Bur Oak at Riverbreaks Conservation Area

MDC to host deer management workshop in Jamesport

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 26, 2015

March 7 -- learn about deer ecology and ways to boost trophy bucks

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

MDC seeks volunteers for pallid sturgeon sampling in St. Joe area

News from the region

Northwest
Feb 17, 2015

Volunteers will help MDC staff set and run trotlines in the St. Joseph area of the Missouri River and help collect mature fish for pallid restoration efforts.

Pallid Sturgeon Sampling by MDC Staff

MDC hosts prescribed fire workshop at Chillicothe

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 08, 2015

Prescribed burns can improve grassland wildlife habitat.

Bob White Quail

MDC hosts Missouri Master Naturalist training in St. Joseph

News from the region

Northwest
Jan 07, 2015

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Master Naturalists

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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)
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