MDC News from 08/2012

Chaney & Sons loggers named Ozark Region Loggers of the Year (2012)

News from the region

Ozark
Aug 31, 2012

Congratulations to Chaney & Sons Logging of Birch Tree!

Ozark Region 2012 Loggers of the Year

Summersville logging company nominated for prestigious award

News from the region

Ozark
Aug 31, 2012

J&G Logging nominated for Appalachian Region Logger of the Year.

J&G Logging in Summersville

MDC removes statewide fire ban on conservation areas

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 31, 2012

Hunters reminded dove limits may only be taken in one state

News from the region

Southeast
Statewide
Aug 30, 2012

Conservation agents enforce both state and federal wildlife regulations.

Young boy dove hunting with over-ear protection

Public invited to celebrate MDC 75th anniversary at Ozark Regional Office

News from the region

Ozark
Aug 30, 2012

Enjoy hot dogs, soft drinks and door-prize drawings in West Plains on Oct. 12.

Wildfire danger remains high in rural areas

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 29, 2012

Volunteers needed for cleanup day at Smithville Lake

News from the region

Kansas City
Northwest
Aug 29, 2012

Participants must pre-register so organizers will have a lunch count.

Snowy Owl Watch at Smithville Lake Eagle Days

MDC McGee Family Conservation Area opens for outdoor recreation

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 29, 2012

Act now to avoid hunter education rush

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 29, 2012

Hunting season is near, and classes fill up early.

turkey hunting

MDC and DU to host Wetlands Fun Day on Sept. 29

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 29, 2012

MDC and DU are both celebrating 75 years of making Missouri a great place to hunt, fish and watch wildlife.

Photo of mallard flock in wetlands

Another nice albino hummingbird photo

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 29, 2012

Are there two albino hummingbirds in northwest Missouri, or did the same bird ride a breeze north?

Normal and Albino Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds

Rare albino hummingbird appears in KC metro area

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 27, 2012

Feeders can help migrant hummingbirds, especially in drought year.

Albino Hummingbird Flying

Conservation Commission sets waterfowl seasons

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 24, 2012

Season structure remains unchanged and bag limits are nearly the same as last year.

Duck Hunting

Commission approves suspension of issuing permits for new deer breeders and big-game hunting facilities

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 24, 2012

Action is part of MDC efforts to work with stakeholders on limiting spread of CWD.

A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

Extended I-44 Antire ramp closure requires detours for Henges Shooting Range

News from the region

St. Louis
Aug 24, 2012
Entrance and exit ramps from westbound I-44 to Antire are now closed through September

Doves plentiful, but hunting might be tougher

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 23, 2012

The Conservation Department manages fields especially for doves and hunters. The birds get credit for their own abundance.

dove hunt

Safety-consciousness especially important for dove hunters this year

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 23, 2012

Fewer dove fields and a weekend opener will mean more hunters per field.

dove in hand with banded leg

MDC renovations at Amarugia Lake will improve fishing

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 22, 2012

Improvements will establish a long-term, high-quality fishery for anglers.

Dove opener Sept. 4 at James A. Reed Area

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 22, 2012

Hunters should be aware of special regulations that apply at the Reed Area.

dove hunt

Discover nature with outdoor youth event in Vernon County

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 22, 2012

Activities will include trap shooting, pellet and BB gun, black powder shotgun, decoy placement, archery, turkey and duck calling and dog handling.

MDC Reed Wildlife Area celebrates 60 years on National Hunting and Fishing Day

News from the region

Kansas City
Aug 22, 2012

Special activities are planned for visitors as MDC commemorates the conservation area’s rich outdoor sports history.

Trap Shooting at James A. Reed Wildlife Area

Trees that are brown may not be down

News from the region

Statewide
Aug 22, 2012

Don’t be too quick to write off drought-stressed trees.

Discover nature at Prairie Day at the Shaw Nature Reserve

News from the region

St. Louis
Aug 21, 2012

Visit www.shawnature.org or call (636) 451-3512 for more information.

MDC biologists looking for tissue samples from sick deer in Southwest Mo

News from the region

Southwest
Aug 21, 2012

Wildlife habitat workshop teaches native timber and prairie management

News from the region

Northeast
Northwest
Aug 20, 2012

Workshop is bi-state cooperative program organized by MDC and Iowa regional offices of National Wild Turkey Federation.

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