Missouri Department of Conservation

MISSOURI | MDC ADDS SIX NEW FREE ‘LOANER’ FISHING GEAR LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO– The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has a free Rod and Reel Loaner Program for those who want to fish, but don’t have the equipment.  This week, MDC added six new options in southeast Missouri through the Riverside Regional Library System’s locations in Jackson, Scott City, Benton, Altenburg, Oran and Perryville. MDC’s … Continue reading MISSOURI | MDC ADDS SIX NEW FREE ‘LOANER’ FISHING GEAR LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

MISSOURI | WOW ST. LOUIS OUTDOOR SKILLS DAY AND OVERNIGHT CAMPOUT HELPS FAMILIES DISCOVER THE OUTDOORS

ST. LOUIS, MO— Are you looking for a safe and easy way for you and your family to discover outdoor adventures?  The WOW St. Louis Outdoor Skills Day and Campout event is for you.  WOW is designed to give newcomers and first-time campers a chance to explore fishing, canoeing, cooking outdoors, and an overnight camping … Continue reading MISSOURI | WOW ST. LOUIS OUTDOOR SKILLS DAY AND OVERNIGHT CAMPOUT HELPS FAMILIES DISCOVER THE OUTDOORS

MISSOURI | 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 | AREA HUNTER EDUCATION TEACHERS GET STATE HONORS FROM MDC

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