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Sign up for Cape G Nature Center Outdoor Adventure Camp

News from the region

Southeast
May 15, 2012

Two-day camps are free and scheduled for June 5-6, June 7-8, June 12-13 and June 14-15.

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Renovations close Apple Creek rifle, pistol ranges

News from the region

Southeast
May 10, 2012

Range will close June 4 for about three months. Shotgun and archery ranges will remain open.

Frohna man pleads guilty to wildlife violations

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 30, 2012
Luckey Evidence

Cape Girardeau Nature Center to hold Women’s Fishing Clinic

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 26, 2012

Discover Nature at Women's Fishing Clinic on June 2 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Fish stocked, reproducing at Little River CA

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 16, 2012
Combs Lake Management Efforts

Sikeston man catches rare Missouri visitor in Cape G. diversion channel

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 13, 2012

Striped mullet ventured up Mississippi River from Gulf of Mexico.

David Warren catches mullet

Cape Nature Center program offers fishing tips for kids

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 11, 2012
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Discover nature through geocaching at Cape Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 04, 2012

Combine GPS skills with outdoor exercise and appreciation of nature at the Spring GPS Challenge on April 21.

Geocaching on conservation lands

Discover nature through MDC canoe trip at Duck Creek

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 04, 2012

Enjoy first canoe trip of the season on April 28.

Smoke at Peck Ranch CA week of March 19 is evidence of habitat improvement

News from the region

Ozark
Southeast
Mar 16, 2012

Prescribed burns on the area are part of habitat management.

A forester carries a rake as he monitors a dripline fire.

Landowners attend Elk Habitat Workshop

News from the region

Ozark
Southeast
Mar 16, 2012

Biologists discussed elk-habitat practices, cost-share opportunities and gave an update on 2012 elk activities.

Two Missouri Elk Bulls

Tour offered for Cape landowners on managing land for wildlife habitat

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 12, 2012

Tour is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cape Nature Center hosts pond management workshop

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 06, 2012
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Cape Girardeau Nature Center holding prescribed-fire workshops

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 02, 2012

March 6 workshop will be given two different times to provide landowners better opportunity to attend.

prescribed burning

Cape G Nature Center to hold free ‘Froggy Friday’ event

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 02, 2012

Free family event will feature activities, crafts, displays and frog- call presentations and hikes.

American Bullfrog

Cape Girardeau Nature Center offers program on "orphaned" wildlife

News from the region

Southeast
Mar 01, 2012

Disturbing or removing baby animals almost certainly means they will not survive.

Whitetail fawn eating

Attend native plant seminar at Cape Girardeau Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 24, 2012

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Cape Girardeau County Master Gardeners will host the sixth annual Native Plant Seminar at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center on March 3.

blackeyed susan

Cape Girardeau Nature Center hosting program on creating habitat for bluebirds

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 06, 2012

Discover Nature family event on Feb. 16 is all about bluebirds and how to construct a nest box.

Bluebird

MDC offers rabbit-hunting clinic for women

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 11, 2012

Attend “Discover Nature-Women Rabbit Hunting with Beagles Clinic” at Duck Creek Conservation Area on Feb. 11.

Eastern cottontail rabbit in grassy field

MDC showing new Leopold documentary at Cape Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 11, 2012

Green Fire film connects legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold with modern environmental projects.

MDC offers money to landowners, farmers for habitat development

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 07, 2011

Conservation agents wrap up firearms deer season poaching cases

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 07, 2011

Conservation agents in southeast Missouri issued 225 citations and 238 written warnings for Wildlife Code violations during firearms deer season.

Conservation Agent Brian Towe talks with a deer hunter

Telecheck: A multi-tool for hunters, conservation agents

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 22, 2011

Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) agents are finding the Telecheck system has some advantages when it comes to investigating illegal harvests.

Discover nature with ‘Tree Wars: The Forest Menace’ at Cape Girardeau Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Oct 20, 2011

Light-sabers and beetle troopers will be used to interpret conservation messages at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center’s annual Creatures of the Night event Oct. 28 and 29.

Tree Wars Sign

Trapping clinic to be held Oct. 29-30 at Duck Creek Conservation Area

News from the region

Southeast
Oct 12, 2011

During this hands-on course, participants will gain an understanding of trapping as a necessary technique in the control of animal populations.

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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