The Missouri Department of Conservation released new regulations for the 2014 fishing and hunting seasons. Permits for the 2014 season will be available March 1 for purchase.
Janet Moreland will share experiences and photos from her "source to sea" kayak trip down the Missouri River in a presentation Tuesday at Les Bourgeois Vineyards Bistro in Rocheport.
Columbia residents enjoyed fishing through the Winter Trout Fishing Program at Cosmo-Bethel Park. The program is catch and release through Jan. 31.
Members of the public are invited to take part in a discussion of U.S. farm policy and the farm bill. The featured speaker will be Dr. Pat Westhoff, a professor in the MU Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
The grotto sculpin of Perry County is threatened by contaminated water and will be listed as endangered effective Oct. 25.
Gaps remain in Missouri's system of prevention and early detection of chronic wasting disease for captive deer operations in the state.
To combat stormwater pollution and contamination exacerbated by rapid development during the past 43 years, MU is ramping up its treatment effort across its 1,440-acre main campus.
Fisheries near Fukushima where radioactive water has been leaking into the sea have been closed because radioactive fish pose threat to humans who eat them.
A grant for a new truck will allow Columbia's municipal composting program to flourish.
About 150 Missouri farmers and gardeners gathered Thursday to learn about organic agriculture and discuss its costs and benefits.
The report, released Thursday by the Energy Department, says blackouts and other problems caused by Superstorm Sandy and other extreme weather events are likely to be repeated across the country as an aging energy infrastructure struggles to adapt to rising seas, higher storm surges and increased flooding.
Diana Papoulias, supervisory research fish biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, will give a talk about the relationship between chemicals in the Missouri River and intersex sturgeon at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Les Bourgeois Vineyards in Rocheport.
There are about 100 elk now under observation in Missouri. The state Department of Conservation wants at least 200 before giving any consideration to allowing hunting.
An increase in migratory birds initiates changes to this year's teal season.
High-tech sensors detect and measure carbon dioxide and other greenhouse pollutants to see if emissions into the atmosphere are being reduced, especially in mega-cities to see if reduction goals are being met.
The Blue Ridge Elementary School built four raised beds for its community garden that the kindergartners will work on. Other Earth Day celebrations included a trail hike and a talk about prairies.
The morel season usually goes from early April to the beginning of May, but this year's has been delayed because of cool weather.
Mayor McDavid has issued a proclamation encouraging residents to power down for the event, which will occur internationally from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23.
Two families contend that their solar panels are allowed under state regulations that trump a local ordinance. A city official says the more restrictive rule might apply.
John Robert Holmes and Ryan Kanavich recently opened Volt Riders at 716 W. Sexton Road, combining Holmes' passions for bicycles and electronics and Kanavich's keen interest in mopeds.