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Participants will learn the basics and proper loading of firearms with multiple types of actions during this free virtual program.
Learn what, when and where to fish for in the many fishing lakes in the St. Louis Urban Fishing program during this free presentation.
MDC has reopened Powder Valley Nature Center, Henges and Busch Shooting Ranges and the St. Louis Regional Office within public health guidelines after COVID-19 shutdown.
Visitors should be able to enjoy impressive golden displays continuously through mid-August.
Hunters will be able to apply online to participate in this year’s Columbia Bottom managed dove hunts.
Those interested in learning about nature and outdoor recreation can connect with MDC experts from computers or mobile devices.
With many and varied trails to choose from, hiking is a perfect way to enjoy nature while following current social distancing guidelines.
The world-famous red-eared slider underwent an operation at the Saint Louis Zoo earlier in May to correct a life-threatening medical condition.
The new trail modifications will provide an improved experience for trail users and help protect a delicate natural area.
You can become a scientist in the St. Louis region by taking part in this global citizen science data collecting effort.
Conservation Agent Patrice Reese recently received the St. Louis region’s top honor among her peers.
The estimated completion of the project has been adjusted to summer of 2022.
The project is tentatively expected to be completed and public fishing at Jefferson Lake to reopen June of 2021.
Missouri hunters donated over 300 deer last year through Share the Harvest program to provide food for the hungry.
UPDATE: MDC HAS CANCELLED THIS PROGRAM/EVENT TO HELP PROTECT THE PUBLIC AMID ONGOING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CONCERNS.
UPDATE: MDC HAS CANCELLED THIS PROGRAM TO HELP PROTECT THE PUBLIC AMID ONGOING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CONCERNS.
Landowners can learn how using prescribed fire can improve their land at a free workshop.
The winning photographs were selected in eight categories from 100 entries.
Due to popular demand, MDC’s photographer has scheduled a second presentation to share his award-winning images of Missouri’s wildlife and landscapes.
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