Shade Trees

Want your shade trees to live long, healthy lives? Water them when they're young and during dry spells.

Phase 2 recovery plan

Show Me Strong

Guiding principles to Missouri's recovery plan.

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Teacher Portal

Discover Nature Schools

Explore the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program. Review grant opportunities, free teacher workshops, and other conservation-related classroom resources and programs.  


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Learn more about fishing with hands-on instruction


Sep 01 - Nov 29

Dove Season

Get more information on regulations, hours, limits, and where to hunt.


Watch Out For Ticks

Three species are most commonly found in Missouri.

Covid-19 virus

Read the latest responses and actions taken by MDC during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Get tips on fishing for catfish and find the best spots close to you.

Hunter Safety

Hunter education is required to purchase a firearms hunting permit in Missouri. Get more information about the details on hunter education requirements.

Deer Hunting

To submit your qualifying property, visit the permit website and click on the Landowner Permit Application button.