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MDC Reports 88,843 Deer Harvested During Firearms Opening Weekend

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 88,843 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season November 16 and 17. Of the 88,843 deer harvested, 51,086 were antlered bucks, 8,115 were button bucks, and 29,642 were does. Top harvest […]

MDC Welcomes 11 New Conservation Agents

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) congratulates 11 new conservation agents upon their graduation from MDC’s 2019 Conservation Agent Training Academy, including Scotland County R-I graduate Drew Miller. The agent class of 2019 took the Conservation Agent’s Oath during a special graduation ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Runge Nature Center in […]

MDC Provides Cost Share for Gorin Fire Department Equipment Purchase

The Gorin Fire Department recently received  nearly $3,000 in federal and state cost share funds to help fund the purchase of new firefighting equipment for the local volunteer department. During July and August, matching funds grant checks for rural fire departments are being distributed by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Forestry Division staff. A total […]

MDC Offers Prescribed Fire Workshops in Northeast Missouri

Free workshops will include classroom session and a demonstration burn, weather permitting. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners interested in learning about prescribed burning as a method of boosting wildlife habitat and reducing less desirable plant species to free prescribed fire workshops in northeast Missouri this winter.  MDC staff will discuss methods and […]

MDC to Dedicate New Archery Range in Memphis

Grant funds helped create new archery range at Memphis Reservoir. A partnership between the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the City of Memphis has brought a new archery range to northeast Missouri. MDC invites media and members of the public to a free ribbon cutting ceremony at the new facility on Wednesday, Oct. 31, […]

Youth Hunters Harvest 13,500+ Deer During Early Season

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 13,608 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2018 deer hunting season, which ran October 27-28. Top counties for the early youth portion were Howell with 350, Osage with 316, and Franklin with 263 deer checked. […]

With New Archery Range Complete, City Council Considers Future Upgrades to Lake System

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order. Aldermen present were  Tom Glass, Andrea Brassfield, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley.  Others in attendance were City Supt. Roy Monroe and Utility […]

MDC Partners With City Of Memphis to Develop New Archery Range

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has entered an agreement with the City of Memphis to help fund the development of a new archery range at the Memphis Reservoir. MDC currently manages rifle and shotgun shooting ranges, as well as the fishery at Lake Show-Me, just west of Memphis. The new agreement allows the city […]

MDC Fox Valley 3D Archery Range Opening in April

Have you been cooped up by the weather this winter for far too long? Do you have the itch to get out and take a short walk in the woods? How about a walk with your bow and shoot some cool 3D targets? Well if any of this sounds like something you might enjoy, come […]

REMINDER TO DEER HUNTERS: MDC needs your help opening firearms weekend to find CWD

MDC is conducting mandatory CWD sampling of harvested deer in 25 counties November 11 and 12 and offering voluntary CWD sampling throughout entire deer season. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that it needs their help to keep the deadly deer disease called chronic wasting disease (CWD) from spreading to more deer […]