Dove Hunting

Missouri Department of Conservation proposes requiring nontoxic shot on 36 dove hunting areas

The Missouri Department of Conservation is proposing regulations that will require the use of nontoxic shot for hunting doves on 20 conservation areas with heavy, concentrated dove hunting. MDC is also proposing adding 16 areas to its existing 21 conservation areas where non-toxic shot is required for all hunting with shotguns. The proposed regulations were […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NCRS)

USDA to provide $5.6M to assist in construction of Little Otter Creek Reservoir in Caldwell County

The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service announced Thursday that it will provide another $5.600,000 for construction of the Little Otter Creek Reservoir in Caldwell County. The 344-acre lake will provide a dependable water supply for about 10,000 residents, flood control, and recreational opportunities. State Conservationist J. R. Flores says the funding […]

Ducks Unlimited and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have partnered to protect and improve 1,600 acres of wetland and grasslands across Iowa over the next three years through Ducks Unlimited’s Living Lakes Initiative.

Nestlé Purina commits $1 million to Ducks Unlimited in Iowa to help boost water quality

Ducks Unlimited and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have partnered to protect and improve 1,600 acres of wetland and grasslands across Iowa over the next three years through Ducks Unlimited’s Living Lakes Initiative, promoting healthy soil, healthy crops, and healthy wildlife habitat. Purina, which operates three pet food manufacturing facilities in Iowa (in Clinton, Fort Dodge […]

Branson Duck Boat

Audio: Missouri legislator cautions lawmakers about drafting duck boat regulations

A state legislator cautions lawmakers to wait until all facts have been released before drafting regulations aimed at preventing additional deaths on duck boat tours. Shell Knob State Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick tells Missourinet not enough information has surfaced about the boat sinking this month in Branson that killed 17 people aboard.     Fitzpatrick, who […]

Flood of 1993

Audio: Missourians impacted by the Great Flood of 1993 remember the experience 25 years later

(Missourinet) – For a six-month period 25 years ago, extremely high waters devastated areas in Missouri as well as eight other states. The late Mel Carnahan was the governor during the disaster known as the Great Flood of 1993. Missourinet affiliate KWIX spoke to Carnahan when he visited northwest Missouri’s Brunswick and urged for public […]