Missouri’s firearms-deer season ended yesterday, but collection stations for chronic wasting disease samples will remain in place, and free testing will continue to be offered through the remaining deer seasons, which continue through mid-January. Conservation officials are asking hunters to help combat the spread of the disease by volunteering to have their kills tested. “CWD is an … [Read more...] about Deer testing for CWD ongoing at sample drop-off sites
“My favorite activity is trap shooting — the excitement, the adrenaline you get out of it. It’s a good way to relieve some stress. (After) being cooped up for eight hours inside, it’s nice to go outside. We have skeet and trap (shooting) here.” “(My favorite outdoor activity is) probably float trips. It gets me out of the house. It gets my mind off of everything in real life —getting out … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What is your favorite outdoor activity and why?
Bryan Kaolowi, FMWR aide, helps Ashton Barnes, 6, shoot a dinosaur target with paintball equipment from the Outdoor Adventure Center. The inaugural Outdoor Adventure Day was held Saturday at the First Street soccer field. Kids of all ages could experience paintball, learn archery, play in bounce houses, visit with outdoor vendors or get misted at a cooling station on the field. … [Read more...] about Outdoor Adventure Day held