Go wild for squirrel hunting at the MDC Beginner Squirrel Hunters event in Jefferson City on September 29

CITY OF JEFFERSON, Missouri – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to “go wild” for squirrel hunting season at its Squirrel Hunt for Beginners event on September 29 from 6-7 pm at the Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City. Participants will learn to identify common squirrels, squirrel habits and habitats, hunting rules and safety strategies, and hunting equipment and care.

Squirrel hunting season began May 28 and runs through February 15, 2023. Squirrel hunting is a great way to enjoy time in the woods, and you don’t need a lot of gear to hunt squirrels. Attend this event to increase your success in the field.

This event is open to participants ages 10 and up, and pre-registration is required. To register for this event, go to https://short.mdc.mo.gov/4qU. If you have any questions about this event, please email the instructor at kevin.lohraff@mdc.mo.gov.

Runge Nature Center is located at 330 Commerce Drive in Jefferson City.