Call 1-800-392-1111 to report poaching and arson
Browse health threats to Missouri's deer population.
Follow these safety tips to avoid getting hurt when you hunt from elevated tree stands.
Browse tips for safe Missouri deer hunting using firearms or archery methods.
Get details on MDC mandatory sampling activities, counties included in mandatory sampling, sampling locations, an interactive map to find locations, mandatory sampling instructions and tips, and details on mandatory sampling.
MDC offers free, voluntary CWD sampling of hunter-harvested deer taken in counties of its CWD Management Zone during the entire deer-hunting season.
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