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MDC invites kids to free fishing day at Roaring River Aug. 18

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Southwest
Aug 03, 2018
Educational events will also be part of Aug. 18 youth fishing event.
boy trout fishing

MDC invites people to get tips on catching catfish

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Southwest
Jul 26, 2018

Free program includes chance to hook this popular catch at Stockton Lake.

Littler girl and man holding a catfish.

Emerald ash borer found in Greene, Polk counties

News from the region

Southwest
Jul 23, 2018

Recent discoveries are latest evidence of tree pest in southwest Missouri.

Emerald Ash Borer found in Green and Polk Counties

MDC, USDA still seeking citizen help in feral hog elimination

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 13, 2018
Cooperative efforts producing positive results, but more work still needed.
close up of several feral hogs in a trapping pen.

MDC invites public to attend grazing workshop in Everton

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Southwest
Jun 08, 2018

July 13 event has registration deadline of July 6.

Cow in the pasture.

MDC invites young anglers to learn about cane pole fishing

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 06, 2018

Free June 29 workshop at West Plains open to kids ages 8-15.

Fishing materials

MDC invites families to Kids' Fishing Day at Kellogg Lake

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Southwest
Jun 06, 2018

MDC is one of several groups involved in June 9 free fishing event.

Little girls fishing.

MDC invites kids to Shepherd of the Hills Family Fishing Fair

News from the region

Southwest
Jun 06, 2018

Event aimed at anglers age 15 and under.

Little boy fishing.

MDC invites women to June 27 instructional float trip

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Southwest
Jun 04, 2018

Educational canoe program includes floating and fishing opportunities on James River.

Lady floating in a canoe

MDC offers grant opportunities to local communities

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Southwest
May 25, 2018
June 11 meeting in Springfield will explain how Community Conservation Grants work.
Native Wildflowers at Watershed Center

MDC's Gossett Conservation Area open for public use

News from the region

Southwest
May 16, 2018

Variety of opportunities exist at new Dallas County public use area.

Gossett Conservation Area sign.

MDC's Joplin office remains open to the public

News from the region

Southwest
May 14, 2018

MDC services, programs still available as facility transitions into new phase of ownership

MDC Joplin Office Stone Sign

MDC invites kids to fish for free at Roaring River on May 19

News from the region

Southwest
May 10, 2018

Kids' Fishing Day will also feature education stations and free lunch.

young girl casts a fishing rod and reel for trout fishing

MDC invites kids to free fishing day May 5 at Montauk

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Southwest
Apr 30, 2018

Anglers age 15 and under can fish for trout, get lunch and win prizes.

Kid holding up trout.

MDC invites kids to free fishing day May 5 at Bennett Spring

News from the region

Southwest
Apr 30, 2018

Anglers ages 15 and under can fish for trout for free and enjoy a free lunch.

Boy fishing.

MDC invites veterans to fish for free at Bennett Spring April 21

News from the region

Southwest
Apr 17, 2018

April 21 event will also feature fly tying demos and casting instruction.

rainbow trout in hands

MDC marks Arbor Day recognition with April events

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Southwest
Apr 02, 2018

Events across southwest Missouri will highlight benefits of trees.

Kid planting a tree.

Public input sought in April for Talbot Conservation Area

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Southwest
Apr 02, 2018

Citizens can comment on area's management plan April 1-30.

Talbot Conservation Area sign

Learn about turkey hunting April 5 at free MDC program

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 22, 2018

Springfield Conservation Nature Center clinic has tips for youths and adults.

Turkey hunter

MDC to hold native plant sale and workshops April 7 in Springfield

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 22, 2018

Springfield Nature Center event has good information for homeowners.

Attendees peruse native plants at a past Springfield Nature Center native plant sale.

MDC's Springfield Nature Center names new manager

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 20, 2018

Martinez's new job caps 20-year climb that began as Springfield Nature Center volunteer.

Headshot of Rudy Martinez

MDC invites new hunters to turkey clinic at Dalton Range

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Southwest
Mar 13, 2018

Free March 24 program has good tips for youths and adults new to turkey hunting.

turkey hunter in camo sitting against tree

MDC invites public to archery class at Andy Dalton Range

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 09, 2018

Free March 17 clinic will cover fundamentals of archery.

Archers at Dalton Shooting Range

Springfield Nature Center begins summer hours

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 01, 2018

Nature Center building open noon-5 p.m. on Sundays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Springfield Nature Center Sign

MDC invites public to crappie seminar in Springfield

News from the region

Southwest
Mar 01, 2018

March 13 program at Springfield Nature Center offers tips for hooking this popular fish.

crappie in water

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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