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Ringed salamanders pile up outside St. Louis home

(KTVI)-Talk about a dead end. The Missouri Department of Conservation shared this photo on Facebook Monday. Last week, a homeowner called the St. Louis office to report a pile of… 35 more words


Expert Says Stinging Caterpillars Rare in Missouri

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Department of Conservation says residents likely won’t encounter stinging caterpillars this fall, despite booming populations in southern states. 187 more words


Mountain Lion Spotted Outside Franklin County

GERALD, Mo. (AP) – Police in Gerald say they spotted a mountain lion earlier this week.

Chief Steve Goodwin followed a tip from a motorist before dawn Tuesday that a mountain lion had stopped briefly in front of his vehicle. 126 more words


Missouri Agency Scaling Back Captive Deer Proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri conservation officials are scaling back their recommendations for new regulations of deer farms and hunting preserves that were aimed at controlling disease but had prompted cost concerns. 536 more words


Instant Favorite! LaBarque Creek Conservation Area 10/11/14

It had been a rainy week here in Missouri, but with a Saturday without any previous obligations, I knew that I had to pack up the dog and head out for some trail time. 991 more words

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MDC Director joins National Panel

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is a group panel made up of several experts in the field dedicated to the preservation of nature. Recently the director of the Missouri Department, Bob Ziehmer, joined this board. 80 more words

Hunting For A Purpose

Most of us are anticipating the upcoming firearm deer season like we do every year. It is a chance to get in touch with nature and harvest meat for our families. 1,402 more words