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MDC seeks public input for Magnolia Hollow Conservation Area

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 01, 2016

The Magnolia Hollow CA management plan is open for public review in March.

MDC seeks public input for Clearwater Conservation Area

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 01, 2016

The Clearwater CA management plan is open for public review to March 31.

MDC offers Discover Nature Girls Camp in Wappapello June 21-23

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 01, 2016

This free camp introduces girls to outdoor skills. Applications must be received by April 22.

Girls Camp

MDC Cape Nature Center at Night presents: A Fungus Among Us

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 26, 2016

Mushroom event sheds light on mysteries surrounding Missouri’s native mushrooms.

common morels growing on forest floor

MDC: Invasive black carp weren’t supposed to be capable of reproducing, but they are

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 25, 2016

Population growth threatens native species, but everyone can help prevent it.

An angler holds a palm-sized black carp

MDC: With caves, what goes down must come up

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 18, 2016

MDC biologists survey bat, cave wildlife habitat.

Water cascades off a ledge in a cave

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts annual Native Plant Seminar March 12

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 16, 2016

MDC: Cape Nature Center offers Nature Art

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 16, 2016

This month’s nature art program demonstrates adding color to nature journaling.

MDC Cape Nature Center offers women’s hike

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 16, 2016

Holly Ridge Conservation Area is the destination March 5.

Next week! MDC holds three duck season, zone workshops in Southeast Missouri

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 11, 2016
Group Waterfowl Hunting

MDC: Two hunter education skills sessions set for Southeast Missouri’s new hunters

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 11, 2016

The skills session satisfies part two of Missouri hunter education requirements.

MDC: Dial in to Cape Nature Center’s new audio tour

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 09, 2016

Visitors can use a cell phone to discover nature throughout the center’s exhibit space and trail.

two-headed black rat snake

MDC: Resource scientists track American eel’s 688 mile journey

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 09, 2016

Tracking eel movements reveals their habitat and life cycles.

MDC Andy Bueltmann holding an eel.

MDC: Cape Nature Center hosts ‘Feeding Frenzy’ Feb. 18

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 09, 2016

Watch as the center’s resident reptiles, amphibians and fish enjoy their dinner.

MDC: Cape Nature Center hosts ‘Around the Fire with Lewis and Clark’ Feb. 19

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 05, 2016

Meet around the campfire for a hot beverage and tales from the Corps of Discovery.

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts Duck Decoy Carving program

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 02, 2016

Learn duck identification while carving and painting your own decoy.

Duck decoy that was carved

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts Women’s Trout Fishing event Feb. 20

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 29, 2016

Naturalists will lead the way to Jackson’s Rotary Lake for a morning of fishing for rainbows.

rainbow trout

MDC Cape Nature Center hosts maple sugaring program Feb. 13

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 29, 2016
Maple Sugaring

MDC: Last segments for Farmington Wildlife Seminar rescheduled

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 28, 2016

Sessions on Glades and Woodland Restoration and Cost Share Assistance are Feb. 11.

MDC: Three duck season, zone workshops set for Southeast Missouri

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 28, 2016
Group Waterfowl Hunting

MDC announces new conservation area for Perry County

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 27, 2016

Blue Spring Branch CA encompasses Ball Mill Resurgence Natural Area and 71-acre Riney Tract.

MDC: Challenges surround managing crappie at Wappapello Lake

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 25, 2016

Evaluations of annual crappie surveys and growth help biologists strategize to improve the fishery.

MDC: Trout harvest begins Feb. 1

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 21, 2016

Jackson’s Rotary Lake and Farmington’s Giessing Lake are stocked and ready.

rainbow trout

MDC: Workshop shows prescribed fire as land, wildlife management tool

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 14, 2016

Used first by Native Americans, the technique is now taught by MDC across the state.

MDC Cape Nature Center celebrates winter with garden tour, winter tree ID

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 14, 2016

Beat the winter blues with these active events

Winter Garden Tour Products

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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