MDC News from 12/2013

The future of hunting 2.0

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 30, 2013

Citizens are charging ahead in a campaign launched by the Conservation Department.

Justin and Julian Floyd enjoy time in the deer stand with their dad

Snowy owls visiting Missouri

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 27, 2013

Iconic “Harry Potter” owls are present in unusual numbers this year.

Snowy Owl on Rock

Eagle Days event planned at Smithville Lake

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 23, 2013
American Bald Eagle

2013 a year for restoration, remembrance

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 23, 2013

Conservation achievements of 2013 would have thrilled conservation giants who passed into history during the past year.

Elk 2013 Trailer

Love nature? Become a Master Naturalist with MDC.

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 20, 2013

Training sessions are coming up in Joplin, Camdenton, St. Joseph and Cole Camp.

MDC and Capital City Fly Fishermen offer fly tying class for teens at Runge Nature Center

News from the region

Central
Dec 19, 2013

The free class is for participants 12–18 years of age and pre-registration is required by Jan. 2.

Fly Fishing For Trout

MDC recycling Christmas trees to benefit fish and anglers

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 18, 2013

The trees benefit some of the most popular fish anglers like to pursue, including bass, bluegill, redear sunfish and crappie.

Recycling Christmas Trees for Fish Habitat

Conservation Action, December 2013

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 16, 2013

Warm up with MDC Cape Nature Center activities

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 13, 2013

If you’re getting stir crazy in the midst of this freezing cold December weather, there’s plenty to do at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center.

Conservation Commission approves 2014 firearms deer, turkey season dates

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 13, 2013

Spring turkey season opens April 21. November portion of firearms deer season opens Nov. 15.

Two white-tailed deer does stand in icy field.

Schools invited to fight litter through “No MOre Trash!” contest

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 13, 2013

MDC and MoDOT sponsor “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trash-can contest.

NMT 2013 Trashcan Contest Winners

Hunters check 10,000-plus deer during antlerless season

News from the region

Statewide
Dec 12, 2013

Harvest trends suggest Missouri has entered a new era of deer management.

Hunter with antlerless deer

DNA testing will help MDC determine if canine shot in Wayne County is a wolf

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 11, 2013
Canine shot in Wayne County

Discover nature at Runge Nature Center holiday open house

News from the region

Central
Dec 06, 2013

Runge Nature Center’s Holiday Happenings Open House is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 27, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28.

Photo of female northern cardinal

MDC offers prescribed burn workshop in Ozark

News from the region

Southwest
Dec 06, 2013

Register by Dec. 16 for free Dec. 17 workshop.

MDC seeks public comments about management of Reifsnider State Forest

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 05, 2013

Plan will be available for public comment until Dec. 31.

MDC seeking public input for Bee Hollow Conservation Area

News from the region

Northeast
Dec 02, 2013

A draft plan for Bee Hollow Conservation Area is available for public review from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31.

MDC seeking public input for Griffith Memorial Conservation Area

News from the region

Northeast
Dec 02, 2013

A draft plan for the Griffith Memorial Conservation Area is available for public review from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31.

Celebrate nature at MDC El Dorado Springs Office open house Dec. 10

News from the region

Kansas City
Dec 02, 2013

St. Peters couple’s spruce selected as Christmas tree for governor’s mansion

News from the region

St. Louis
Dec 02, 2013
2013 Governor's Mansion Christmas Tree

MDC fisheries biologist loves job, sampling fish populations

News from the region

Southeast
Dec 02, 2013
MDC Fisheries Management Biologist Salvador Mondragon

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