Young Deer Hunter

Young hunters reminded that early youth deer firearms season begins October 31

The Missouri Department of Conservation encourages young hunters to get outdoors and discover nature this weekend for the early portion of youth firearms deer season Oct. 31 – Nov. 1. Shooting hours run one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset. To participate, hunters must be at least 6-years-old and no older than 15 […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation offers free nature-focused online learning resources

With so many Missourians stuck at home, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering teachers, parents, students, and others its free Discover Nature Schools nature-based curriculum for pre-kindergarten through high school online. You can find Discover Nature Schools information and curriculum for pre-kindergarten through high school online. The Missouri Department of Conservation also offers other […]

Little girl with mother and MDC agent getting ready to fish

Missouri Department of Conservation to offer free fishing classes in Marceline and Brookfield

Autumn is a fine time to go fishing with good weather and active fish. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer free Discover Nature—Fishing programs at Marceline and Brookfield during September. Instructors will teach in four lessons the basics about how to catch fish, handle tackle, and where to go fishing. Participants go fishing […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation holding free public event in Milan tonight

The Missouri Department of Conservation invites the public to discover nature and spend an evening with wildlife from 6 to 8:30 Tuesday evening, March 19th in the Milan C-2 School gym. No registration is required. Conservation staff will display exhibits on forestry, furbearers, deer, turkey, fisheries, quail, habitat management, and hunter education. Visitors can also […]

Dewey Elementary School students take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

Dewey Elementary School students take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary school recently attended an educational trip to Indian Creek Lake. While at Indian Creek the students participated in seven different learning stations which included water invertebrates, Predator/Prey book and game, Nature Scavenger Hunt on a trail, learning about parts of a plant with the Litton Crusaders, checking out the fishing […]