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Trout fishing prospects look good at Lake Taneycomo

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 22, 2016

MDC predicts winter trout losses will have little impact on angling prospects in 2016.

Trout Fishing at Lake Taneycomo

Now is time to sign up for MDC's Discover Nature Fishing

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 18, 2016

Free series of clinics will introduce families to the fun of fishing.

A young girl baits a hook at a fishing dock

New MDC private land conservationist is in familiar territory

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 11, 2016

Dave Darrow to work in Jasper and Barton counties where he was wildlife biologist.

Dave Darrow

MDC tree planting workshop to be held in Joplin

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 07, 2016

People can get helpful information at free clinic on March 14.

Tree Planting

MDC tree planting workshops scheduled for March

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 01, 2016

Free clinics being held for Joplin, Aurora and Anderson.

Tree Planting

MDC program in Lebanon highlights turkey hunting fundamentals

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 01, 2016

Free March 25 turkey hunting clinic in Lebanon has good tips for youths and adults.

Turkey Hunter

MDC assists Springfield marketplace with patio project

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 16, 2016

Urban project shows how conservation enriches economy and quality of life.

MDC to hold Vulture Venture at Shepherd of Hills Hatchery

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 08, 2016

Feb. 20 event highlights how these birds benefit us.

vultures

MDC invites duck hunters to meetings in Springfield, Joplin

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 08, 2016

Zone workshops in March will give hunters chances to offer input.

Duck Hunting with Dog

MDC recognizes Campbell Point Marina for enhancements

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 02, 2016

Dock improvements will have conservation and recreational benefits.

Campbell Point Marina Check Presentation

New MDC foresters ready for duties in southwest Missouri

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 29, 2016

Cody Bailey and Guerric Good will work with landowners and on public land.

MDC Resource Forester Cody Bailey

Laclede County conservation agent wins state award

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 19, 2016

MDC's Jarad Milligan named NWTF Missouri Wildlife Officer of the Year.

Laclede County Conservation Agent Jarad Milligan

MDC's Springfield Nature Center to host Eagle Days event

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 06, 2016

Event on Jan. 16 and Jan. 17 will feature indoor programs and outdoor viewing.

Eagle In Flight

Keep up with Springfield Nature Center with text alerts

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 05, 2016

Text "MDC Springfield to 468311 to learn about upcoming programs.

MDC seeks info about poached bull elk found at Current River

News from the region

St. Louis
Southwest
Ozark
Southeast
Central
Dec 30, 2015

MDC is investigating the death of a bull elk that appears to have been shot and had its skull plate and antlers removed.

Poached Bull Elk

Master Naturalist training planned for Joplin

News from the region

Southwest
Dec 17, 2015

Attendance at Jan. 4 orientation is required for participation in upcoming course.

Missouri Master Naturalists

People can get tips on tree pruning at MDC workshop

News from the region

Southwest
Nov 23, 2015

Free Dec. 5 program will provide advice on proper techniques and tools.

Low dissolved oxygen levels affecting trout at Taneycomo

News from the region

Southwest
Nov 20, 2015

Anglers can help alleviate problem by minimizing time they take to catch and release fish.

Trout Fishing

MDC tree pruning workshops scheduled for November

News from the region

Southwest
Oct 26, 2015

Free programs will provide tips on the proper techniques and which tools to use.

Springfield Nature Center to hold Halloween event

News from the region

Southwest
Oct 22, 2015

Event on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 will focus on rodents and include night hikes on trails.

groundhog

New Bennett Spring Hatchery manager familiar with trout

News from the region

Southwest
Oct 21, 2015

Ben Havens has worked at all four of Missouri's trout parks.

Public input sought for Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area

News from the region

Southwest
Oct 16, 2015

Citizens can comment on area's management plan Oct. 15-Dec. 31.

Springfield Nature Center program to focus on urban deer

News from the region

Southwest
Oct 13, 2015

Oct. 22 MDC program will discuss challenges deer present in city environments.

Urban Deer

Conservation agents new to Polk and Cedar counties, not to jobs

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 25, 2015

Wollard and Green begin duties in Polk and Cedar counties Oct. 1.

Conservation Agent Keith Wollard

MDC seeks input on smallmouth and rock bass proposals

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 24, 2015

Upcoming open houses in Van Buren, St. Robert, Springfield and Neosho will give citizens chances to discuss potential regulation changes.

Ozark Stream Smallmouth Bass

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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