Birding Hike Offered By MDC

Winter is a good time for birding because leaves don’t hamper the view. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a free guided birding hike from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, February 24th, at Pershing State Park west of Laclede. Hikers will explore the boardwalk near Locust Creek and the trail that passes through a wet prairie and […]

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Managed Turkey Hunt Registration Is Open

Missouri turkey hunters can apply for 2021 spring turkey managed hunts, online through the month of February.  The application may be filled out through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) website at mdc.mo.gov/springturkeyhunts. Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage.  Some hunts are limited to Archery, others are shotgun only and there are also youth-only hunts. […]

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Missouri Eagle Days Goes Virtual

The Missouri Department of Conservation Eagle Days is an opportunity to view and learn about the American Bald Eagle – A National Symbol of the United States. Adam Brandsgaard, Conservation Educator for the Missouri Dept. of Conservation says traditionally, Eagle Days is an opportunity to see eagles in nature, but also in a controlled setting. Brandsgaard says, unfortunately, this year […]

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MDC Offers Virtual Program On Missouri Owls

Because of owls’ nocturnal lifestyles and their hunting of mice, rats and other rodents that can be pests for humans, these night-time birds are a fascinating and beneficial part of Missouri’s outdoors. The Missouri Department of Conservation has an opportunity for people to learn more about owl species found in Missouri in a virtual program “Owls of Missouri.”  This program […]

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Online Applications For Managed Turkey Hunts Open In February

Missouri turkey hunters can apply for 2021 spring turkey managed hunts, online in the month of February.  The application may be filled out through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) website at mdc.mo.gov/springturkeyhunts. Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage.  Some hunts are limited to Archery, others are shotgun only and there are also youth-only hunts. […]

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