Bear Standing on Hill

Missouri Department of Conservation sets proposed bear-hunting framework for future seasons

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved a proposed hunting framework by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for a potential future black bear season in Missouri. The Commission approved the framework at its Sept. 4 open meeting in Jefferson City and is asking for final public input Oct. 16 through Nov. 14. If the season […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge to open for the season on Saturday, March 2nd

The gates at Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge will once again open to the public on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 6 AM.  The Refuge is closed annually from late October to the first Saturday of March to allow for undisturbed habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl.  Once spring arrives the place becomes a Refuge […]

Dark Money

Audio: McCaskill opposes Kavanaugh for ‘dark money reasons’

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she’s disturbed by the sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But the Missouri Democrat says her decision to oppose his nomination involves Kavanaugh’s support for anonymous political ads.     The Senate’s Judiciary Committee plans to question Kavanaugh on Monday about the sexual allegation.