List of Missouri conservation areas Article

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Administrative regions used by the Conservation Department as of 2010

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) administers hundreds of parcels of land in all counties of the state. Most areas are owned by the department; some are leased by the department; some areas are managed under contract by the department; and some areas are leased to other entities for management. [1] [2] The department has divided the counties of the state into eight administrative regions for the purpose of managing these lands and providing conservation services to the citizens of the state. [3]

Central

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The Central Region is encompasses of these counties:

The regional office is in Columbia.

Kansas City Area

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The Kansas City Region is encompasses these counties:

The regional conservation office is in Lee's Summit.

Northeast

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The Northeast region encompasses these counties:

The regional conservation office is in Kirksville.

Northwest

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The Northwest Region encompasses these counties:

The regional conservation office is in St. Joseph.

Ozark

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The Ozark Region encompasses these counties:

The regional conservation office is in West Plains.

Southeast

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The Southeast Region encompasses these counties:

The regional conservation office is in Cape Girardeau.

Southwest

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The Southwest Region encompasses these counties:

The regional conservation office is in Springfield.

St. Louis Area

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The St. Louis Region encompasses these counties:

The regional conservation office is in St. Charles.

Notes

  1. ^ "Phantom Forest Conservation Area". MDC.online. Missouri Department of Conservation. 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-06-08. Retrieved 2010-11-19. "Phantom Forest CA is leased to and maintained by the City of Des Peres Parks and Recreation."
  2. ^ "Conservation Action Meeting of the May 1998 Conservation Commission". MDC.online. Missouri Department of Conservation. Retrieved 2010-11-19.[ permanent dead link] "...entering into a lease agreement with Empire District Electric Company to develop a public fishing access-named Cooper Creek Access-on 29.43 acres on Lake Taneycomo in Taney County."
  3. ^ "Regions". MDC Online. Missouri Department of Conservation. Retrieved 2010-07-30.