Annual Poosey Tour

Missouri Department of Conservation to host 34th annual Poosey Conservation Area fall tour October 18

With a few modifications, the 34th annual fall driving tour at the Poosey Conservation Area will occur from noon until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has changed the format slightly as a precaution against COVID-19. But the annual driving tour uphill and down on winding gravel roads through […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

70-year-old man, reported missing, returns home

A 70-year-old man reported Wednesday, September 2nd as missing and possibly endangered in the Poosey Conservation Area returned home the morning of Thursday, September 3rd. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, says his office was on scene Wednesday, September 2nd. The Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services sent an all-terrain vehicle and two medics with lighting to […]

Person fishing

Access II Independent Living Center fishing tournament set for September 8, 2019

Access 2 (II) Independent Living Center of Gallatin will hold a bass fishing tournament to raise funds to help area disabled individuals live independent lives. The event will be held at the Indian Creek Lake at the Poosey Conservation Area southeast of Jamesport September 8th. Registration will begin at 6:30 in the morning with fishing […]

Annual Poosey Tour

Missouri Department of Conservation to host 32nd annual Poosey Conservation Area fall tour on October 21

Trees turning crimson or gold and roads winding uphill and down, scenery will be featured at the 32nd annual Poosey Conservation Area fall tour noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 21. Visitors can also do some fishing, paddle a kayak, spot some birds, or scout hunting sites. Recreational Opportunities is the theme for this […]

Drought Assistance

Water and hay assistance locations announced for drought stricken farms

Landowners who need water and/or hay for livestock have several locations in north Missouri to choose from. Governor Mike Parson announced 28 Department of Conservation areas and five Department of Natural Resource state parks that water can be pumped from. A lottery also was created for farmers interested in obtaining hay, free of charge, on […]

Burn Workshop

Missouri Department of Conservation to offer burn workshop at Poosey Conservation Area

The Missouri Department of Conservation will offer a free prescribed burn workshop 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 7, at the Poosey Conservation Area northwest of Chillicothe in Livingston County. This workshop will help property managers plan and execute prescribed burns to achieve forage or wildlife habitat goals for grasslands and woodlands. MDC experts […]

Poosey “Fall Driving Tour” attracts nearly 1000 visitors

The Missouri Department of Conservation reports about 950 visitors in motor vehicles, horse-drawn wagons, and carriages as well as on bicycles and horseback attended the 31st Annual Fall Driving Tour at the Poosey Conservation Area northwest of Chillicothe Sunday. The tour route traveled on service roads normally closed to the public for vehicle traffic through […]