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Missouri MDC News: MDC sets deer, turkey hunting dates for upcoming seasons

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) at the Commission’s Dec. 14 meeting for 2019-2020 turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates. MISSOURI 2019 SPRING AND FALL TURKEY HUNTING DATES Spring Youth Portion: April 6 and 7 Regular Spring Turkey Season: April 15 through May 5 Fall … Continue reading Missouri MDC News: MDC sets deer, turkey hunting dates for upcoming seasons

St. Louis News: MDC now stocking Rainbow Trout in St. Louis area lakes, including Lunkers up to 10lbs

ST. LOUIS, MO — This winter, St. Louis-area trout anglers might need to buy some heavier tackle, according to Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Fisheries Management Biologist Kevin Meneau. During winter months, the metro St. Louis area is a great place to fish for rainbow trout, thanks to the MDC’s winter trout program. Winter trout … Continue reading St. Louis News: MDC now stocking Rainbow Trout in St. Louis area lakes, including Lunkers up to 10lbs

Missouri MDC News: court sentencings finalize one of Missouri’s largest poaching investigation

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Greene County man’s court sentencing in December in Barton and Lawrence Counties are the most recent events in what is one of Missouri’s largest conservation cases involving the illegal taking of deer. On Dec. 13, David Berry Jr. of Brookline, received a 120-day sentence in Barton County Circuit Court for a … Continue reading Missouri MDC News: court sentencings finalize one of Missouri’s largest poaching investigation

Missouri Department of Conservation News: Discover Nature with MDC through Eagle Days

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – From December through February, Missouri’s winter eagle watching is spectacular.  Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) through Eagle Days events around the state, or enjoy eagle viewing on your own. Because of the state’s big rivers, many lakes, and abundant wetlands, Missouri is one of the leading lower … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: Discover Nature with MDC through Eagle Days

Missouri Department of Conservation News: Young Deer Hunters Harvest 13,500+ During Early Youth Portion

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 13,560 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2018 deer hunting season, which ran Oct. 27-28.  Top counties for the early youth portion were Howell with 350, Osage with 316, and Franklin … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: Young Deer Hunters Harvest 13,500+ During Early Youth Portion

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