MDC Offers Youth Outdoor Skills Day

A free outdoor skills program is available for youth, ages 6-15 years old will be held at the Union Ridge Conservation Area, northeast of Green City.  The program is offered through a partnership between the Missouri Department of Conservation and the National Wild Turkey Federation. The event on Saturday, September 28th and will run from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm […]

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Kayaking Basics Class in July

A kayaking basics class will be at Pikes Lake at Poosey Conservation Area. The program sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation will be July 11th from 9:00am to 11:00am or 5:30am to 7:30am. Conservation Educator at the Conservation Department Office in Chillicothe Adam Brandsgaard says this beginners course will start with on ground instruction before moving into the water. […]

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Missouri’s Morel Hunting Begins Soon!

It’s April, the snow is gone, we’ve had plenty of moisture and it is starting to warm-up.  It must be almost time for mushroom hunting.  Veteran mushroom hunters are watching the soil temperatures and the reports of others on social media.  It won’t be long and they will be out at their favorite spot.  Lucas Bond with the Missouri Department […]

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Conservation Night At The Y

The annual Conservation Night at the Grand River Area Family YMCA is Thursday, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  Conservation Agent Caleb Pryor says there will be a lot to do for the whole family. Pryor says there will be free give-a-ways at the Department of Conservation and Quail Forever booths.  If you have questions, contact the Chillicothe MDC office at […]

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Spring Turkey Hunting

With the Spring Turkey Hunting season about a month away, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds hunters of season dates along with new nontoxic-shot requirements for 16 additional conservation areas. Spring turkey hunting youth weekend will be April 6 and 7 with the regular spring season running April 15th through May 5th.  Detailed information on spring turkey hunting is […]

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