About Us

Find out how to contact us, and learn how we sustain Missouri's healthy forests, fish, and wildlife.

How to Contact Us

Please use our online comment form to ask questions or send us your comments.

About Regulations

Based on The Wildlife Code of Missouri, our hunting regulations help keep Missouri's wildlife and habitat healthy. Annually updated regulations summaries appear at Department of Conservation offices and permit vendors and in PDF format on this page March 1.


Browse Missouri Department of Conservation job openings, apply online, explore employee benefits, browse sample job descriptions, and apply for an internship.

Conservation Area Management Plans

MDC manages nearly one million Missouri acres for conservation and public use. Browse FAQs and comment on conservation area management plans.

Get Involved

Help conserve Missouri's wildlife and their vital habitat. Browse conservation volunteer and donation opportunities throughout the state.

Get Our Help

Improve your wildlife habitat. Make your community greener. We provide education, funding and technical support.

Get to Know Us

We help make Missouri a great place to live. We conserve and protect our state's great outdoors.

Get Outside

Dedicated hunter or budding nature lover? Enjoy your favorite outdoor pursuit at more than 1,000 conservation areas around the state.

Heritage Card

The Department's Heritage Card makes buying hunting and fishing permits a breeze—and it gives you a discount on books, videos, nursery stock, and several other selected Department products.

Logger of the Year Award

We recognize Missouri loggers who harvest timber using best practices. Find out how professional foresters nominate award winners, and browse news stories about the winners.

Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame

The Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame honors deceased citizen conservationists, former employees of the Department of Conservation or other conservation-related government agencies who made substantial and lasting contributions to Missouri's fisheries, forestry or wildlife conservation efforts. Use this form to nominate someone to the Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame.

Master Conservationist

This brochure lists the information required to nominate someone for the Master Conservationist Award.

Public Notices

Check here for notices about Conservation Commission meetings and federal aid projects.