Missouri Department of Conservation

Articles covering the MDC (Missouri Department of Conservation).

  1. Share the Harvest Operation Going Strong in Missouri

    Having a belly full of a warm meal is a wonderful feeling. At the end of a long, hard day, we look forward to having a hot dinner waiting at home. As we sit down to that meal, we may sometimes dine without giving much thought to how lucky we are to have that food on the table. Whether it is venison on which we are dining or something else, the fact of the matter is that we are lucky to have food on the table, and there are many others who cannot say the same. That is where Share the Harvest...
  2. MDC Asks Hunters to Collar Colared Deer

    At one time or another, we've all seen something strange or unexpected in the woods. Sometimes we may gravitate towards the unusual whereas in other cases, the inclination may to be to gravitate away. A potentially uncommon sight, for example, could be a deer wearing a collar, but this is not something that Missouri hunters should avoid. In fact, quite the opposite is being encouraged in that you should collar that collared deer just as you would any other. The Missouri Department of...
  3. Bills on tap to tackle MDC, slash budget, make licenses nearly free

    In Jefferson City there are a number of bills on tap in the state legislature that aim to trim the Missouri Department of Conservation's budget by cutting the Conservation Tax while others pose to do everything from forcing the agency to pay $500 to every motorist hit by a state-controlled deer to mandating dead deer be tested for CWD. In all, there are over a half dozen bills pending for the 98th General Assembly of the Show Me State. (Image from MDC) The breakdown is as follows: HB 315...
  4. Share the Harvest Brings Venison Protein to Missourians in Need

    Hunger may be a problem that you frequently hear about in other countries, but it affects people right here in Missouri as well. Food banks provide relief for needy families on a regular basis, but as the holidays loom, the need for food donations increases. Although donations to food banks are often plentiful, the most typically given items are canned goods. While this is beneficial due to the fact that such items are non-perishable, it is much more difficult to meet the protein needs of...
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