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Seating is limited for February workshops at Lake Ozark and March ones in Columbia.
The 122-pound cougar turned up in a live-trap on national-forest land.
Missouri’s muzzleloader harvest continues to grow with increased opportunities and advances in muzzleloading technology.
With news flashes about everything from elk and hellbenders to mountain lions, 2011 was anything but dull.
Next year’s youth spring turkey hunt will be earlier than usual.
Bird watchers recently counted a record 102 distinct bird species in one day at the Four Rivers Conservation Area.
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Trumpeters are being reported at wetlands this winter in both northwest and west-central Missouri.
The large, white owls with black markings are rarely seen in this area and are big news to birders.
A summary of actions of the Missouri Conservation Commission at its December meeting.
Prairies and related grasslands offer a late-season hunting opportunity for bobwhite quail hunters willing to walk further and in different patterns than they did in the old days.
More than 4,000 students participated, with schools submitting their 674 best cards.
J&G Logging receives highest honor loggers can achieve in Missouri.
Mounted Patrol is a key partner in managed archery deer hunts in Kansas City's Swope Park
MDC and MoDOT sponsor “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Free” trash-can contest.
Conservation agents in southeast Missouri issued 225 citations and 238 written warnings for Wildlife Code violations during firearms deer season.
Eagles and waterfowl were the main draws at the 33rd annual Eagle Days Dec. 2-4 at the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City.
Two portions of Missouri’s firearms deer season remain.
The Missouri Department of Conservation has gift ideas
for the outdoors people on your holiday shopping list.
Learn more about bald eagles on Jan. 21 and 22 at MDC's Springfield Conservation Nature Center.
Decade-long collaboration of Zoo and federal, state scientists yields 63 baby Hellbenders.
It’s a mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world for some white-tailed deer.
What a hunter thought might be someone in trouble turned out to be a flock of rare birds with 7-foot wingspans.
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