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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MDC Offering Ice Fishing At Litton Pond

The Missouri Department of Conservation will host an Ice Fishing Clinic, Tuesday at the Litton Center Pond, on 190, northwest of Chillicothe.  The clinic is Tuesday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm.  Staff from MDC will work one-on-one with you to help you become a safe and successful ice fisherman. The pond is loaded with bass, bluegill, and channel catfish and […]

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Attracting Wildlife To Small Acreages

Missouri property owns with small acreages that want to attract more wildlife are in luck…  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to help!  Conservation practices on small acreages can help property owners attract and enjoy wildlife. The MDC will offer a free workshop on conservation management for small acreages, February 13th, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, at the Bass […]

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Missouri And Local Deer harvest Totals

The Missouri Deer hunting season for all harvest methods ended with a total of 290,339 deer taken across the state.  The Missouri Department of Conservation says the top two counties are Franklin with 5,826 and Callaway with 5,545. Totals in the local counties include: Livingston     2036 Caldwell        1441 Carroll           2196 Chariton        2147 Daviess         2344 Grundy         1683 Linn              2855 Sullivan         2780

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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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