MDC is now focusing on managing CWD in the immediate areas where new and recent cases of the disease have been found. MDC staff are again working with landowners on a voluntary basis through mid-March in the immediate areas (approximately 1-2 square miles) around where recent cases of CWD have been found to harvest and test additional deer for the disease.
28 new cases of deadly deer disease found from 11 counties. Learn more at mdc.mo.gov/cwd.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports 28 more deer from 11 Missouri counties have been found to have chronic wasting disease (CWD). This brings the number of cases of the deadly deer disease in Missouri to 103 since 2012.
Deadline for submissions is March 15. Learn more at nomoretrash.org.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) invite Missouri public, private, and home-school students in grades K-8 to help fight litter in the Show-Me State -- and to have creative and educational fun -- by participating in the 2019 "Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Free" trashcan-decorating contest. The annual contest is sponsored by MDC and MoDOT as part of the state's "No MOre Trash!" statewide litter campaign.
By Jon Luer and Andrea Steinebach
Many will remember SIGRID VOIGT: She and her husband Otto came from Germany to the USA in the 1990s to run the “Augusta Landhaus”, where the two spoiled their guests with German specialties.
The new 2019 Park Activity Guide is now available and it’s your guide to FUN from January to April! Join us for a Family Hike and Campfire event, learn how to make sweet maple syrup, participate in The Great Backyard Bird Count in the park and compete in our annual Washers Tournament!
Autumn is amazing! Fall colors abound! The two winning entries are proof of this year’s foliage display. “An Augusta Tree,” taken by Rhia Wolf of Pacific, MO took first place. “Augusta Fall Colors” by Autumn Allen of Augusta, MO was the runner up. Congratulations to both!
By Dianne Sudbrock
During the month of December, Blondin Professional Real Estate placed collection bins at Short Stop’s and Centerfield’s Convenience Stores and Double D Market for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in New Mellle, then matched every item donated!
T & D tavern, a landmark tavern located on the outskirts of St. Charles County for over 40 years, held its annual auction for needy families in the area. Every year, the auction is more and more successful, this year raising just shy of $4,000. Special thanks goes to Jan Stevener, who was instrumental in setting up and coordinating the event.