MDC News from 11/2013

Diverse factors reduce November deer harvest

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 27, 2013

Of all the factors in play, weather probably was least important.

Raptors and waterfowl featured at 35th annual Eagle Days at Squaw Creek

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 27, 2013

Discover nature at Eagle Days on Dec. 7 and 8 at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge.

American Bald Eagle catching a fish

MDC offers forestry field day in Miller County

News from the region

Central
Nov 26, 2013

The Dec. 19 workshop is free and lunch will be provided, however participants must pre-register by Dec. 17.

Forest Management

Holiday nature crafting with MDC in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 26, 2013

Dec. 11. event is free, but pre-registration is required by Dec. 10.

MDC Northeast Regional Office

St. Peter’s residents spruce chosen for governor’s mansion Christmas tree

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 26, 2013

It’s a long-standing annual tradition for MDC to supply the official Christmas tree displayed in front of the Governor’s mansion.

Avoid shopping crowds with green gifts from MDC

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 25, 2013

The Conservation Department has something for everyone on your shopping list.

2014 Natural Events Calendar Cover

MDC to host deer processing class in Kirksville

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 21, 2013
Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.

Opening-weekend deer harvest blown away

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 19, 2013

Numbers are down, but hunters have plenty of time to make up the difference.

Firewood caution urged for deer hunters

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 15, 2013

Moving firewood can spread devastating forest pests.

Scientist using a drawknife to expose thousand cankers disease

“Mast” survey provides insights for deer, turkey hunters

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 14, 2013

Information about acorn abundance can help hunters plot hunting strategy.

Conservation agents conduct archery compliance check

News from the region

Ozark
Nov 13, 2013

MDC seeks waterfowl hunters' input on proposed blind regulation changes for Upper Mississippi CA

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 13, 2013

MDC hopes to enhance hunter opportunities by allowing multiple hunting blind options.

Discover nature with MDC Eagle Days events around the state

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 12, 2013

Events include live captive-eagles, exhibits, activities, videos and guides with spotting scopes.

American Bald Eagle

Recovery begins at Dunn Ranch for endangered Topeka shiners

News from the region

Northwest
Nov 12, 2013

Bison at Dunn Ranch are an icon for restoration efforts, and so are endangered prairie chickens.

Topeka Shiner

Marilynn Bradford Joins Conservation Commission

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 12, 2013

Missouri's new conservation commissioner has a strong background in government and private business.

Conservation Commissioner Marilynn Bradford

Hunters help feed the needy with charitable venison donation program

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 12, 2013

Deer hunters encouraged to help alleviate hunger in St. Louis area with Share the Harvest.

Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.

MDC provides winter trout fishing in KC area urban lakes

News from the region

Kansas City
Nov 08, 2013

MDC recently stocked rainbow trout at a Liberty park, a Kansas City park and at the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area in Lee’s Summit.

Rainbow Trout

MDC offers deer management workshop in Northeast Missouri

News from the region

Northeast
Nov 07, 2013

Experts from MDC and Quality Deer Management Association will offer presentations on a variety of topics.

buck

Order native trees, shrubs and woody vines from MDC State Nursery

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 07, 2013

Late fall is a great time to plan and place orders for spring plantings.

eastern redbud blossoms

Business leaders reflect on economic, personal benefits of elk restoration

News from the region

Ozark
Nov 07, 2013

Tourism from Missouri elk restoration providing economic and quality-of-life benefits to Ozark communities.

Business leaders from Ozarks tour MDC elk habitat

MDC's Runge Nature Center hosting Black Friday shopping alternative program

News from the region

Central
Nov 06, 2013
the front entrance to Runge Conservation Nature Center

MDC Henges Rifle/Pistol Range to close Nov. 20 for bullet-trap repairs

News from the region

St. Louis
Nov 06, 2013

Youngsters check 18,676 deer during early hunt

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 05, 2013

Expert attributes the strong harvest to favorable weather and growing awareness of the youth portions of firearms deer season.

Deer Hunting

Hunters check 5,929 turkeys in fall firearms season

News from the region

Statewide
Nov 01, 2013

This year’s harvest is the third-smallest since the season began in 1978.

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