MDC News from 09/2013

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.

Special events highlight Springfield Nature Center’s 25th anniversary

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 30, 2013

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

Missouri’s deer-season outlook varies by location

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 30, 2013

Hunters who find fewer deer in their areas this year should consider shooting fewer does.

MDC seeks vandals who defaced Castor River Shut-Ins in southeast Missouri

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 27, 2013

A favorite conservation area in southeast Missouri has been defaced, and MDC officials are looking for the vandals.

Vandalism at Castor River Shut-Ins Image 1

MDC named “4‐H Bridge Builder”

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 27, 2013

Missouri’s small-game hunting forecast

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 26, 2013

Here’s what to expect when you head out to hunt quail, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, and furbearers.

This is a close-up photo of a hunter's hand holding two squirrels.

Turkey production down, fall season outlook fair

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 26, 2013

Wet weather during nesting season ended a two-year run of strong reproduction.

Four wild-turkey gobblers forage for insects in a pasture.

MDC seeks public input for Missouri River Accesses

News from the region

Central
Sep 26, 2013

Draft plan for Central Region Missouri River Accesses is available for public comments Oct. 1-31.

Three people in a john boat fish on a river

MDC to teach fish cleaning, cooking at Cape Riverfront Market Oct. 5

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 25, 2013

This is an opportunity for people who aren’t comfortable cleaning fish to see how easy it really is, and to try a taste of these fish.

Fish Cleaning

Discover nature around the state at MDC National Hunting and Fishing Day events on Saturday

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 24, 2013

Find ways to discover nature with MDC near you!

A stand of trees with yellow leaves in autumn.

MDC Hannibal office moving locations

News from the region

Northeast
Sep 24, 2013

MDC staff invites public to open house at new location on Oct. 6 for light refreshments drawings for MDC books.

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.

St. Louis Rams fans can make a play to help Missouri’s wildlife at Fish and Game Day

News from the region

St. Louis
Sep 23, 2013

Fish and Game Day takes place Sunday, Nov. 3 when the St. Louis Rams face off against the Tennessee Titans at noon.

MDC celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day with MU Tigers in Columbia

News from the region

Central
Sep 23, 2013

Stay for the game, or just come for the National Hunting and Fishing activities, which are free and open to the public.

MDC to host beginning deer hunter clinic and guided hunt for women

News from the region

St. Louis
Sep 20, 2013

Nickell to share stories of Swampeast Missouri at Cape Girardeau Nature Center

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 20, 2013
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

MDC to hold vehicle and equipment auction Oct 19 in Salem

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 20, 2013

Public auction to include vehicles, ATVs, boats, motors, trailers, mowers, blowers, and more.

MDC offers youth waterfowl hunting clinic at Otter Slough

News from the region

Southeast
Sep 20, 2013

Becoming a waterfowl hunter is easier than you may think.

2013-14 Waterfowl Seasons

Discover nature with elk driving tours at MDC’s Peck Ranch in Ozarks

News from the region

Ozark
Statewide
Sep 18, 2013

See elk and other wildlife, hear bugling, see fall foliage, visit Twin Pines and local communities.

Bull elk bugling at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Discover nature with MDC through fall color

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 18, 2013

MDC weekly reports and mobile app can help find fall color all around the Show-Me State.

Photo of autumn color on a farm in Monroe County

WOW overnight campout in Forest Park helps families discover nature

News from the region

St. Louis
Sep 18, 2013

WOW St. Louis offers affordable family fun in St. Louis’ most famous park!

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

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 16, 2013
MDC Showboat

Youth waterfowl hunting clinic offered Oct. 12 and 26

News from the region

Statewide
Sep 16, 2013

MDC offers trapping clinic in Lawrence County

News from the region

Southwest
Sep 16, 2013

The clinic is open to all ages, but pre-registration is required because class size is limited.

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