Apply online for MDC managed deer hunts starting July 1

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, and other […]

CWD Management Zone expands to include Baxter, Scott and Stone counties

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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has expanded the Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone to include Baxter, Scott and Stone counties following the confirmation of CWD-positive deer in or near these counties during the 2018-19 deer hunting season. AGFC biologists identified 241 new positive cases of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer […]

MDC proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations […]