Outdoors

MDC forecasts challenging spring turkey hunting

• Youth-only weekend is April 4 and 5 with regular spring season April 20 through May 10.
Missouri turkey hunters can expect a challenging spring season according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 4 and 5 followed by the regular spring season April 20 through May 10.
MDC Turkey Biologist Reina Tyl expects spring turkey hunting to be challenging.

Missouri State Parks postpones events and programs now through April 30

Out of caution, Missouri state park and historic site programs and events sponsored by Missouri State Parks are postponed or cancelled now through April 30. The team is closely monitoring the progression of COVID-19 and its effect in Missouri. While safety, stewardship and service are all very important to Missouri State Parks, safety is the top priority.