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MDC event highlights outdoor activities

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 19, 2014
Target shooting at Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center

MDC to hold cable restraint certification class

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 15, 2014

Cable restraint snares provide a safe and efficient method to capture coyotes and other nuisance animals during the state's trapping seasons.

Coyote

Special programs to focus on extinct birds

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 05, 2014
Passenger Pigeon

Youth fishing event set for Roaring River

News from the region

Southwest
Jul 29, 2014
rainbow trout

MDC offering prescribed burn workshop in Ava June 24

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Jun 16, 2014

Preregister at Ava USDA office or by calling 417-683-4816 ext. 3.

prescribed fire

MDC holding deer open houses in Springfield June 17, Joplin June 18

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 02, 2014

Stop by to learn about Department management goals and share your opinions.

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

Family Fishing Fair set for Saturday at Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 02, 2014
Rainbow Trout

MDC Springfield Nature Center seeks comments on area plan

News from the region

Southwest
May 30, 2014

The public comment period for the draft plan is June 1-30.

Springfield Nature Center

Kids' fishing day set for Kellogg Lake

News from the region

Southwest
May 30, 2014
Discover Fishing

Indiana angler catches state-record quillback

News from the region

Southwest
May 28, 2014

Conservation Department urges state-wide vigilance to protect white-tailed deer

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Southeast
May 06, 2014

Anyone who sees sick deer should report it to their local conservation agent or office.

A white-tailed deer doe and fawn with spots.

Roaring River to host Kids Fishing Day

News from the region

Southwest
Apr 30, 2014

Discover nature through Kids’ Fishing Day on May 17 at Roaring River State Park.

Rainbow Trout

Montauk to hold Kids' Fishing Day May 3

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Apr 22, 2014
Trout Fishing at Montauk

Bennett Spring to host Kids' Fishing Day on May 3

News from the region

Southwest
Ozark
Apr 21, 2014
Child Fishing with Fish In Net

Stone County Couple Receives Tree Farm Recognition

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 31, 2014
Johnsons Receive Silver Tree Farm Certificate

Commitment to fishery conservation and hunter education earn MDC staff honors

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 31, 2014
CFM honors MDC's James Civiello

Conservation Commission honors firefighters

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 13, 2014

Ozark Gateway Fire Chiefs Association recognized with proclamation at Missouri Conservation Commission March meeting in Branson.

Ozark Gateway Fire Chiefs Association recognized by MDC

Springfield Nature Center program to focus on feral hog problem

News from the region

Southwest
Feb 18, 2014

“Feral Hogs – Missouri Menace” is at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.

feral hog

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop in Joplin

News from the region

Southwest
Jan 31, 2014

Register by Feb. 19 for FREE Feb. 20 workshop in Joplin.

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop in Ozark

News from the region

Southwest
Dec 06, 2013

Register by Dec. 16 for free Dec. 17 workshop.

MDC public meeting in Springfield seeks input on CWD threat to deer

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 30, 2013
A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

MDC offers MoNASP archery instructor training in Reeds Spring in October

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 30, 2013
Photo of Nemognatha blister beetle on sunflower

Special events highlight Springfield Nature Center’s 25th anniversary

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 30, 2013

MDC Great Outdoors Day to highlight outdoor activities in Springfield area

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 23, 2013

On Saturday, Sept. 28, area residents of all ages will be able to find out what’s great about the Ozarks outdoors.

MDC “Showboat” to show outdoor movies at Springfield Nature Center

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 16, 2013
MDC Showboat

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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