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Endangered species on display at Cape's Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Jun 17, 2013

Display of pallid sturgeon has already provided thousands of school age students and visitors opportunity to see endangered species up close.

Endangered Species Display at Cape Nature Center

Lindgren named Southeast Logger of the Year

News from the region

Southeast
Jun 13, 2013

MDC recognizes loggers throughout the state that do an outstanding job in timber harvesting operations, and there’s extensive criteria for the award.

Dustin Lindgren Named MDC 2012 Southeast Logger of the Year

Cape Girardeau Nature Center hosts ‘Families in Nature’

News from the region

Southeast
May 29, 2013
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Five year Missouri poaching case against 46 ends in Federal Court

News from the region

Ozark
Southeast
Statewide
May 13, 2013

Help MDC stop poaching by reporting poaching activities to Operation Game Thief at 1-800-392-1111.

Discovering nature in turkey hunting

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 30, 2013
Turkey Hunter Holly Spain

Bowhunting 101 course offers expert tips without the cost

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 16, 2013

Bowhunters of every skill level are invited.

Progress made in SEMO against feral hogs

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 08, 2013

Report hog-release activities through Operation Game Thief at 800-392-1111.

feral hog

Discover nature at Twin Pines Heritage Day on April 13

News from the region

Ozark
Southeast
Apr 04, 2013

Heritage Day events include demonstrations, music and an old fashioned fish fry.

Mike Holmes demonstrates woodworking at Haeritage Day

Puxico man sets new state record with Bowfin

News from the region

Southeast
Apr 03, 2013
Eric Whitehead shot state record bowfin

Cape Girardeau Nature Center to host native plant seminar

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 21, 2013
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Bald eagle shot near Williamsville

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 04, 2013

Call Operation Game Thief at 1-800-392-1111 or local conservation agent with info.

Immature Bald Eagles

Meet Phoenix at 2013 Eagle Days on Saturday!

News from the region

Southeast
Feb 04, 2013
Bald Eagle Phoenix

Trout harvest begins Feb. 1 at Rotary Lake

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 22, 2013

The limit is four trout and any lure or bait is allowed.

rainbow trout

Enjoy nature’s sweetest treat at Cape Girardeau Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 17, 2013

Visitors of all ages will enjoy learning about the history, equipment and process of making maple syrup and sugar.

Tapping supplies for maple sugaring: drill, hammer, tap and container

MDC offers women’s rabbit hunting clinic Feb. 9

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 15, 2013
Eastern cottontail rabbit in grassy field

Eagles Days set for Mingo NWR and MDC Duck Creek CA

News from the region

Southeast
Jan 11, 2013

Feb. 2 eagle viewing event provides chance to discover nature.

American Bald Eagle

White-tail deer population surveys begin in Cape Girardeau

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 20, 2012

Population survey being done at request of Cape Girardeau city council, which began discussions of urban deer management for the city earlier this year.

Gray Fox

MDC Cape Nature Center brings nature programs to schools

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 27, 2012

Students learned about pelts, gills, feathers and more from MDC employees.

Mississippi River featured in Cape G. Nature Center programs, exhibits

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 27, 2012

Programs will take place in the main auditorium at the Nature Center and are open to all ages with no registration required.

pallid sturgeon

MDC confirms photo of mountain lion in Ripley County

News from the region

Southeast
Nov 02, 2012

Widely scattered sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue.

Mountain Lion Confirmed in Northeast Ripley County

MDC stocks trout at Jackson’s Rotary Lake

News from the region

Southeast
Oct 04, 2012

Nov. 1, marking the opening of Missouri’s winter trout season in lakes around the state.

rainbow trout

Celebrate 75 years of conservation with MDC and DU at Duck Creek

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 20, 2012

Discover nature and have free family fun on Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MDC's Day on the River event moved to Cape Girardeau Riverfront

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 19, 2012

Mississippi River level is too low at Red Star Access boat ramp in Cape Girardeau so Saturday event has been moved.

MDC's Apple Creek shooting ranges now open

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 19, 2012

Rifle and pistol range opened Sept. 15 after being closed for three months while renovation work was completed.

MDC confirms mountain lion sighting in Shannon County

News from the region

Ozark
Southeast
Sep 14, 2012

Widely scattered mountain-lion sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue.

black and white photo of mountain lion walking through woods

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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
573-290-5730
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