Outdoors

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site hosts 1860s Children’s Day

Join children of all ages at the 1860s Children’s Day event at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Guests will have the opportunity to learn what life was like in the 1860s by participating in common chores and games of the time period. Activities include washing clothes with

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Stuecken selected as September Missouri DNR Team Member of the Month

Lisa Stuecken, budget program director with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Administrative Support, has been named the department’s Team Member of the Month for September 2022. Stuecken was selected for her service to the department and for all   she does to respond to the myriad of budget requests, prepare for changes

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Department of Natural Resources awards $1.1 million to improve outdoor recreation

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has selected five Missouri cities to receive a total of $1.1 million in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants to improve public outdoor recreation areas. “As an agency, we are continually focused on improving the quality of life for Missourians,” said Missouri Department of Natural Resources Director Dru Buntin.

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Fishing Report

Stockton State Park Marina by Joey Fidler I hear that they are catching walleye on black and gray bottom bouncers. The last I heard on crappie was around brush piles in 25 ft. of water, Taberville Report by Bobby Dains Dains Fish Farm Fishing is still there. Catching is a little better. Some people I

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MDC encourages turkey hunters to submit fall feathers

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is asking Missouri turkey hunters to save and submit feathers from birds they harvest this fall for a research project that will improve our ability to estimate turkey abundance across Missouri. Hunters who successfully harvest a turkey during either the Archery Deer and Turkey Season or Fall Firearms Turkey

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Learn about Missouri’s reptiles and amphibians at Oct. 4 MDC program

Reptiles and amphibians are fascinating members of Missouri’s outdoors world. People can learn about the unique traits these creatures have at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) program “MDC Science – Reptiles and Amphibians” on Oct. 4 at MDC’s Springfield Conservation Nature Center. This free program, which is suggested for ages 7-adult, will be from

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Fishing Report

Taberville Report by Bobby Dains Dains Fish Farm Fishing is pretty good. People are interested. They are not wiping them out but they are not doing to bad either. Flatheads, blues, depending on what you are fishing for. The river is low. Lines are catching most of the fish. I’ve been selling more medium perch

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