Tag Archives: MDC

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 […]

Youth Deer  Season Harvest Tops 17,000

Top counties for the early youth hunt were Osage with 380, Howell with 377, and Franklin with 354. Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 17,222 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2017 deer hunting season, which ran Oct. 28-29. Top counties […]

City to Add Archery, Disc Golf Opportunities  at Lake Parks

In an effort to expand opportunities for area residents to enjoy the municipal lake parks, the Memphis City Council on September 7th voted to move forward with a pair of new additions at Lake Show Me and at the Old City Lake. The City is partnering with the Missouri Department of Conservation to construct a […]

MDC Forecasts Good Spring Turkey Season For Hunters

Hunters should expect a similar spring turkey season as 2016. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri turkey hunters can expect a good spring season overall according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 8-9. The regular spring season runs April 17 through May 7. Although four […]

Local Deer Hunters Required to Present Opening Weekend Harvests for CWD Testing

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) needs help from deer hunters to find and limit the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD), a deadly illness for deer. MDC reminds deer hunters that the Wildlife Code of Missouri requires hunters who harvest deer during the opening weekend of the fall firearms deer season on November 12th […]

Young Hunters Check 11,173 Deer During Missouri’s Early Youth Season

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced that young hunters ages 6 through 15 checked 11,173 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2016 deer hunting season, which ran October 29th and 30th. Top counties for the early youth portion were Osage with 253, Howell with 246, and Franklin with 242 deer checked. Last […]

Conservation Department Investigates Elk Sighting

by MDC Conservation Agent Michael Collins The leaves are changing colors and some trees are losing most of their leaves, crop fields are being harvested and the deer are on the move. It appears that the fall has rolled in to stay, or at least that is what the hopes are for the majority of […]