Outdoors

MDC virtual program to focus on plants that attract butterflies

You don’t have to be a landscaping expert to plan a butterfly-friendly yard or flower garden. All you need are the right plants in the right places.

MDC announces first black-bear season for Missouri to run this fall

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces the state’s first black-bear hunting season is slated for this coming fall, Oct. 18–27.

MDC offering 5 permits for 2021 elk-hunting season

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved Missouri’s second annual elk-hunting season at its March 26 meeting. The Commission approved the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) recommendation of issuing five permits for hunting bull elk for the 2021 season. At least one permit will be for qualifying area landowners with the remainder for the general public.

Celebrate Missouri trees with MDC through Arbor Days in April

Spring is a great time to plant trees. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to celebrate the value of Missouri trees and forests during Arbor Days in April by planting native trees and practicing proper tree care.