News and Events

Forest Health News
By: Tyler Cooper
Date: 2019

This article is going to address the Little green/brown metallic beetles that have been annoying us the last few years during the summer months. Japanese Beetles, originally from Japan, first made it to the U.S in 1916 and have been spreading ever since.

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2018 Missouri Wild Turkey Brood Survey Results

This is produced by Jason Isabelle MDC Resource Scientist. You can down the full copy to review the report.

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2018 Seed Program

click on the link below to download the 2018 Seed Program form.

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2019 Missouri Governors Youth Hunt

Students must be 11-15 years of age to participate. Send completed application to: John Burk, 7152 Tomahawk Lane, Steedman, MO 65077. All information is due by March 29, 2019.

In addition to filling out the information above please enclose a letter describing why you wish to participate in the hunt and whether or not you have ever hunted previously. We will be providing this opportunity to 10-15 youth hunters and priority will be given to youth that have never hunted previously hunted. If there are still spaces available, second priority will be given to youth hunters who have never hunted turkey before.

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2018 Calendar Program

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NWTF Hunter Recruitment Form

Please help us track our progress towards achieving our hunter creation goals of 4,000 new hunters annually in Missouri. If you are an NWTF member and you have taken someone hunting that has never before hunted, please fill out the attached form and e-mail it to John Burk at or Ben Doerge at

Here is the form you will need to fill out and attach to the email NWTF Hunter Recruitment Report Form