Last updateWed, 23 Jul 2014 2pm


Finding out who your friends are

    I went on another float trip the other day in mid-week with my closest friends whom I write about often, Dennis and Rich. We caught a few nice fish, never saw another soul and communed heartily with nature.  

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MDC holding deer management open house June 16 in Rolla

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to a deer management open-house in Rolla from 3 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 16, at Rolla Junior High School Cafeteria, 1360 Soest Road. This meeting is one of numerous open houses being held by the department across the state to discuss deer management with citizens.

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Missouri’s deer threatened by Chronic Wasting Disease—MDC considering reg changes to control the spread

White-tailed deer and deer hunting are a large part of Crawford County’s rich outdoor heritage.  But that heritage is facing a significant threat.

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Conservation Commission meeting includes captive cervid regulations

The Conservation Commission will review and consider proposed captive cervid regulations at their June 6 meeting. The meeting is at the Conservation Department Headquarters in Jefferson City (2901 West Truman Blvd). It begins at 8:30 a.m.

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MDC offers tips for avoiding tick-borne illnesses

 Summertime is hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking time. It also is tick time, and the Missouri Department of Conservation reminds those visiting conservation areas to take time to prevent tick bites.

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