Outdoors

MDC predicts fall turkey hunting likely to be challenging

With fall firearms turkey season and archery season underway, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises hunters it could be a challenging season.

Cooper Selected as “Writer of Month” for DeerCast

    Drury Outdoors released a new phone app, DeerCast, in August, and took the outdoor nation by storm. I started writing for them in September and am honored to be named writer of the month for the most successful hunting app ever. DeerCast passed the 50,000 subscriber mark just four days after release.

Watch for deer on the roadways

Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that an attempt to avoid striking a deer could result in a more serious crash involving oncoming traffic.

MDC invites public comments on future management of Meramec Conservation Area

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to know what Missourians think about its nearly 1,000 conservation areas around the state. MDC is in the multi-year process of updating management plans for conservation areas and invites public comments.  Meramec Conservation Area on the Meramec River in Franklin County is among the areas under review.