MDC launches Family Hunting Skills Weekend
(Outdoors ~ 01/31/15)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host its first-ever Families Hunting Skills Weekend workshop on March 13--15 at the Windermere Conference Center at Lake of the Ozarks. Families with members age six years and older who are interested in learning how to hunt with firearms and archery equipment, and in finding new ways to spend time outdoors together, will learn the skills they need from professional instructors...
Light Geese Conservation Order
(Sports Column ~ 01/31/15)
The Missouri Department of Conservation in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have issued another conservation order for light geese. A Light geese include lesser snow (both the white and blue phase) and Ross's geese. Numbers of light geese still exceed the carrying capacity of fragile arctic habitats, and biologists continue to recommend greater harvest to reduce numbers. ...
Bond, young veterans visit Capitol to lend support to SB287
(Local News ~ 01/31/15)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Former Missouri auditor, governor, and U.S. Senator Kit Bond was in the building today lending his support to Kansas City Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey's SB287. The bill would allow veterans and their spouses and dependent children, as well as spouses and dependent children of deceased veterans, with incomes up to 138% of the federal poverty level, to be eligible for MO HealthNet benefits. The bill effectively expands Medicaid for veterans and their families...
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