Hunter Lost In Poosey Located

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department began working to locate a hunter that was lost in the Poosey Conservation Area.  Sheriff Steve Cox says they received the call Tuesday at about 6:35 pm.  A 74 year old hunter from Holt, MO had become lost at Poosey Conservation Area after harvesting his deer.  He reported that when it became dark the hunter […]

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Goose Hunting Season at midway mark

While most people are enjoying the heart of the holiday season, some hunters are enjoying the middle of the Goose Season. Cliff Wilson with the Missouri Department of Conservation says the regular goose season began November 11th and continues until February 6th. He says, however, you have to have the proper paperwork. He says the light goose conservation order season […]

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Become A Master Naturalist

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering a Master Naturalist Program in the spring and will have an orientation January 8th for those interested in finding out more about the program.  TJ Peacher from the Missouri Department of Conservation explains the Master Naturalist Program. To be part of the Master Naturalist program, the Department of Conservation will offer a series […]

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Prescribed Burn Program January 5th

Proper methods for using fire to control brush, remove accumulated cover and improve growing conditions in pastures and hay fields is called a controlled or prescribed burn.  A FREE Workshop will be offered in early January near Linneus to discuss the planning and process for a prescribed or controlled burn.  Valarie Tate from the University of Missouri Extension Program says […]

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MDC Late Youth Deer Season Numbers

The late youth season for Missouri deer hunters includes more than 2500 deer harvested.  The top harvest counties for the Late Youth Season were Wayne and Osage Counties with 47 deer in each.  In the local counties the totals are: Daviess               32 Carroll                  30 Livingston            25 Linn                     23 Sullivan                23 Chariton               19 Grundy                18

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Opening Weekend Deer Harvest

The opening weekend of the Missouri Firearms Deer Season had nearly 100,000 deer taken.  Missouri Hunters seemed to do the best in the eastern and southern counties. Franklin County has the highest totals so far this year, with 3613 deer harvest. In the local counties, totals to date include: Livingston  1202 Caldwell  857 Carroll  1271 Chariton  1264 Daviess  1307 Grundy  […]

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Bow Hunter Caught Baiting Deer

A bow hunter was caught violating the hunting regulations prohibiting baiting of deer or turkey.  Missouri Department of Conservation Agents from Adair and Sullivan Counties worked on the investigation of baiting wildlife during the opening weekend of the Bow Season.  This hunter was just 20 yards from fresh corn on the ground, which is illegal. He also had a violation […]

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