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Conservation agent seeks more information on dumping of 163 turtles in Hayti.
Volunteers sought to help clean up the creek as part of Friends of the Park Day.
New cases of CWD mean MDC plans additional management actions.
Feral hog trapping may not be the dream, but it’s a rewarding reality for local conservation employees.
Routine training includes tactical defense, mental health awareness, fitness and other topics.
As March closes, nature showcases the sights, smells and sounds of spring.
Thousands of turtles are killed each year on roadways, others are taken captive by well-meaning people.
Reconnect with nature through native flowers, barn owl boxes, geocaching and archery.
The public may see several small fires on conservation areas, but be assured they are planned and supervised.
MDC’s Community Assistance Program offers close-to-home fishing opportunities throughout the state.
Learn where to find native plants and how to grow them at this popular annual event.
Watch volunteers and naturalists feed the center’s reptiles, amphibians and fish.
Although valuable to the environment, muskrats can wreak havoc on a pond.
Lakes in Jackson, Farmington and Perryville are stocked and ready.
Landowners should preregister for their desired workshop time.
From online field guides to local employee directories, it’s easier than ever to connect with MDC.
Don’t miss wild edibles, wild game cooking, fishing, winter tree ID and maple sugaring.
You may be surprised by who hibernates and who doesn’t.
Recycle your live Christmas tree by converting it to fish and wildlife habitat.
Consider adding natural items such as pine cones and acorns to your own Christmas tree.
Create a profile and register for your next nature program at mdc.mo.gov/events
The original version of this press release listed the event day as Friday in the headline. The correct day is Saturday, Dec. 16.
Birding presentations, crafts, and cookies promise a good family time.
Guest speaker Matt Miles will present his recent photography book: Missouri, Wild and Wonderful.
Reporting feral hog sightings is the best way to retain Missouri’s prime hunting opportunities.
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