Outdoors

MDC agents make arrests in walnut timber theft cases

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and cooperating agencies have conducted multiple investigations of walnut timber theft in three counties. These investigations have led to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges against eight suspects. Most of the thefts were from public land in the Truman Lake area, although some thefts on private land were also reported.

Photography tours of Onondaga and Cathedral caves offered at Onondaga Cave State Park July 27

Are you an avid and artistic photographer looking for a new and unique subject? Then look no further than Onondaga Cave State Park. Join a member of the Onondaga Friends Association with a passion for photography as she leads tours through two great caves for hours of photographic possibilities Saturday, July 27.

Late Night Cathedral Cave Tours offered at Onondaga Cave State Park July 27

Join representatives from the Onondaga Friends Association for a unique, guided, late night Cathedral Cave Tour from 9:30 p.m. to approximately midnight July 27.

MDC streamlines Nature Shop sales

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces that sales of its Nature Shop items, such as books, DVDs, and music, will be limited to its nature centers and its online Nature Shop website at mdcnatureshop.com.

Remembering an old ‘Bomber’ from Arkansas

    I left the University of Missouri in January of 1970 with a degree in wildlife management from the school of agriculture. A few days later I took a trip down into Arkansas on a whim, not knowing exactly what I wanted to do, just hoping someone down there might want to hire a naturalist.