New MDC migratory bird and waterfowl hunting digest now available

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new Migratory Bird and Waterfowl Hunting Digest for the 2019-2020 hunting season is now available where permits are sold and online at huntfish.mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/regulations/migratory-bird-and-waterfowl-hunting-digest.

MDC advises nature to nurture health and happiness

Work or school have you stressed? Need a break from the mundane? The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recommends taking a dose of nature at least once a day to refresh and de-stress.

Catchin’ some crawdads equals summertime fun

    Every kid that has ever played in an Ozark stream has become acquainted with the ubiquitous crawdad. It’s the foolproof move of crawdads that fools first time crawdad chasers. The mudbugs flee backwards, a move that has astounded youngsters for eons.

Copperheads are not safe on Lightnin’ Ridge

    My daughter, Christy, is a high school science and biology teacher who has worked in past years as a paid summer naturalist for the state park system. She spends hours and hours in the outdoors, on rivers and trails throughout the Ozarks of southern Missouri and north Arkansas.

Davidson to speak at meeting August 13

  Theresa Davidson, Acting District Ranger, Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District, will be the speaker at the Dent County Historic Society Speaker Series at 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Salem Pizza Inn meeting room.