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MISSOURI | MDC CONFIRMS INVASIVE EMERALD ASH BORER IN 11 NEW MISSOURI COUNTIES

COLUMBIA, MO – Foresters with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in conjunction with the Missouri and U.S. departments of agriculture, have confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in 11 new counties across Missouri. New detections have been confirmed in Adair, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Cole, Greene, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, Pike, Polk, and Warren … Continue reading MISSOURI | MDC CONFIRMS INVASIVE EMERALD ASH BORER IN 11 NEW MISSOURI COUNTIES

Missouri Department of Conservation News: Area Hunter Education Teachers Get State Honors from MDC

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Providing an abundance of opportunities to take hunter education in southwest Missouri and coordinating other conservation-related educational events have earned statewide and regional recognition for four area hunter-education instructors.  Each year, MDC recognizes hunter-education instructors whose efforts exceed regular teaching duties. Being recognized on the state level for efforts delivered in 2017, … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: Area Hunter Education Teachers Get State Honors from MDC

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Confirms Invasive Ash Borer in 11 New Missouri Counties

COLUMBIA, MO – Foresters with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in conjunction with the Missouri and U.S. departments of agriculture, have confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in 11 new counties across Missouri.  New detection’s have been confirmed in Adair, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Cole, Greene, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, Pike, Polk, and Warren … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Confirms Invasive Ash Borer in 11 New Missouri Counties

MDC News: Have Fund with Insects at MDC’s Insect-O-Rama on August 17th

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Have fun learning about insects at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) free Insect-O-Rama program from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 South Nature Center Way.  Local insect experts will join MDC staff to provide an evening of insect information and fun activities … Continue reading MDC News: Have Fund with Insects at MDC’s Insect-O-Rama on August 17th

MDC News: Visitors May Need Alternate Route to Reach MDC’s Parma Woods Shooting Range at Parkville

Parkville, MO – Visitors to the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Parma Woods Shooting Range at Parkville may need to use an alternate route to reach the range. The city of Parkville is closing Northwest River Road west of Thousand Oaks for approximately two weeks starting Aug. 13 to install a culvert. Visitors will not … Continue reading MDC News: Visitors May Need Alternate Route to Reach MDC’s Parma Woods Shooting Range at Parkville

MDC News: MDC Open House to Discuss New Rifle, Pistol Target Range at Perry Conservation Area, August 21 in Concordia

Concordia, MO – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host an open house to inform citizens about plans for a new rifle and pistol target range at the Ralph and Martha Perry Memorial Conservation Area.  The open house will be 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 21 at the Concordia Community Building, 802 S. … Continue reading MDC News: MDC Open House to Discuss New Rifle, Pistol Target Range at Perry Conservation Area, August 21 in Concordia

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Delivers Grant Checks to Local Fire Departments

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is delivering matching funds grant checks to rural fire departments this month.  Of the total 174 fire departments receiving checks, 23 are in southeast Missouri.  The grants of up to $4,000 help with the purchase of personal protective gear, communications equipment and wildfire suppression equipment … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Delivers Grant Checks to Local Fire Departments

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Seeks Public Input on Possible Regulation Change for Crappie Fishing at Wappapello Lake

WAPPAPELLO, MO – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is seeking public input on a possible regulation change for crappie fishing at Wappapello Lake in Wayne County to both allow anglers to keep more crappie and promote more consistency in the quality of the fishery.  Wappapello Lake is a popular fishing location in Southeast Missouri.  … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Seeks Public Input on Possible Regulation Change for Crappie Fishing at Wappapello Lake