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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Missouri still turkey-rich despite tough breaks

JEFFERSON CITY–Hunters in northern Missouri can expect to see a few more jakes during the spring turkey season, and hunters statewide will have more mature gobblers to hunt this year. Otherwise, the 2011 spring turkey hunting forecast from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) looks a lot like those for…


Waterfowl workshops coming up at Squaw Creek and Chillicothe

KANSAS CITY Mo — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is holding workshops around the state to gather hunter ideas about the timing of duck season and where waterfowl hunting zone boundaries should be located. Workshops for northwest Missouri are scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at the following locations:…


Welcome migratory songbirds to your yard

Nothing says spring like the sweet sounds of songbirds. As warmer temperatures begin to arrive, so do the many familiar sounds of spring, including the songs of returning migrant birds. After a long winter and tiring migration, our feathered friends need a welcoming haven to come back to. How can…


Ohio Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 18

Youth-only hunt set for Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17 COLUMBUS, OH – Spring wild turkey hunting opens in all 88 Ohio counties on Monday, April 18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife.  The season continues through Sunday, May 15. “Hunters may see three-year-old gobblers…


Volunteers sought to help protect spawning sturgeon from poachers

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Each Spring, volunteers are needed to guard lake sturgeon from the Lake Winnebago system as they migrate to spawning sites on the Wolf River to protect the fish from poaching. The Sturgeon Guard program is a partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and Sturgeon for Tomorrow,…


See mountain goats on April 16

Sandy — Colorful flowers and warmer weather aren’t the only signs spring is here: So are mountain goats at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon! You can see and learn more about the goats at a free wildlife-viewing event. The event will be held Saturday, April 16, 2011. Free activities…


Springfield Nature Center premiers film on children and nature

SPRINGFIELD Mo –– The importance of getting children outside to experience the natural world around them will be the focus of an upcoming Missouri film premier on Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m.  at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. “Mother Nature’s Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age” explores nature’s…


Volunteers Vital for Wildlife, Parks, Outdoor Education

AUSTIN – April is National Volunteer Month, and folks who love state parks, hunting and fishing in Texas have plenty tocelebrate. In 2010, volunteers provided close to 955,000 hours of service worth an estimated $16.9 million to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Texas State Parks and Historic Sites alone…


Spring serves walleye on the rocks

KANSAS CITY Mo — A toothy fish with glassy eyes is about to tempt anglers who don’t mind hopping from rock to rock in the dark. Walleye spawn at night in rocky areas during early spring, primarily during the first two weeks of April in the Kansas City region. For…


Enjoy Nature is Art event at Runge Nature Center April 16

JEFFERSON CITY Mo – Get artistic inspiration and have some family fun at “Nature is Art” on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Runge Conservation Nature Center. No reservations are required. Nature is Art will feature nature-art demonstrations and nature art…