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Missouri farmers can reduce Gulf oil spill’s impact on birds

News from the region

Jul 09, 2010

NRCS estimates Missouri will have $1.9 million to help private landowners improve habitat for migratory birds. Sign-up period ends Aug. 1.

Expo offers first-hand look at latest outdoor gear

News from the region

St. Louis
Jul 08, 2010

Like hunting, fishing, or any other outdoor activity? Bring the whole family to the 2010 Outdoor Adventures Expo on Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the August A. Busch Memorial Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center, 2360 Highway D in St. Charles.

Conservation Hall of Fame inducts legendary wetland biologist

News from the region

Jul 08, 2010

One of Missouri’s premier wetland areas bears this pioneering conservationist’s name.

Ted Shanks

Area regulations and antlerless tag availability change for 2010 deer season

News from the region

Jul 01, 2010

The six portions of Missouri’s firearms deer season are the same length and order as last year, but a few other details, such as area regulations and availability of antlerless tags and, have changed.

Four-point rule lets bucks make the most of June growth spurt

Jun 30, 2010

Trail camera documents astonishing antler growth rate.

Study shows forestry best management practices prevent erosion

News from the region

Jun 29, 2010

The Conservation Department got a surprising answer when it asked University of Missouri researchers to learn how much erosion its timber harvests were causing on conservation areas in the Ozarks.

MDC Taking Applications for Agent Trainees

News from the region

Jun 28, 2010

Some consider it the best job in the world. It’s also one of the most demanding. If you think you have what it takes to be a conservation agent, now is the time to try. Application process opens June 28.

Missourians asked to celebrate freedom from invasive species July 4

Jun 24, 2010

Exotic plants and animals threaten America’s way of outdoor life.

Managed deer hunt applications open July 1, close Aug. 15

News from the region

Jun 22, 2010

Hunters can apply for nearly 100 archery, muzzleloader and modern firearms hunts, including events for youths and hunters with disabilities.

Taking a different angle on frogging pays fry-pan dividends

News from the region

Jun 18, 2010

"You get a line, and I'll get a pole, We’ll go down to the froggin’ hole."


Missourians can help protect our state from devastating invaders

Jun 16, 2010

The potential effects of invasive plants, animals and diseases on the state’s economy and outdoor resources are incalculable.

Oak galls won't cause much permanent damage

Jun 04, 2010

A little TLC is all that most affected oaks need to recover.

Leaves affected by jumping oak gall.

Conservation Commission seeks more information, citizen comments on elk restoration

News from the region


Commissioners say citizen interest, improved habitat and better animal health testing warrant revisiting the issue tabled 10 years ago.



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Lucas Bond
Conservation Headquarters
(573) 751-4115
Candice Davis
(Ozark), (Southeast)
Southeast Regional Office
Bill Graham
(Kansas City), (Northwest)
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
Robert Hemmelgarn
(Central), (Northeast)
Central Regional Office and Conservation Research Center
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Kristie Hilgedick
Conservation Headquarters
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Joe Jerek
Conservation Headquarters
Jill Pritchard
Conservation Headquarters
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Francis Skalicky
Southwest Regional Office
Dan Zarlenga
(St. Louis)
St. Louis Regional Office