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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

Missouri Department of Conservation News: Public Input Sought by MDC in August for Gossett Conservation Area

LEBANON, MO – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state.  The Alfred Newton Gossett Conservation Area in Dallas County is among the areas currently under review. MDC is inviting the public to provide comments to aid staff in developing a 15-year … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: Public Input Sought by MDC in August for Gossett Conservation Area

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Seeks Public Input on Malta Bend Community Lake in Saline County

MALTA BEND, MO — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians.  A draft management plan for MDC’s Malta Bend Community Lake is available for public review through Aug. 31.  To preview this … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Seeks Public Input on Malta Bend Community Lake in Saline County

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Seeks Public Input During August for Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area Plan

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) welcomes public comment on long-range management plans for the Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area in Blue Springs.  MDC in May invited suggestions from the public for aiding staff in updating plans for an area popular in the Kansas City metro area as a hiking and … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Seeks Public Input During August for Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area Plan