Department of Conservation

Tree Rot in Missouri Stems From Drought in 2012Pathologist Simeon Wright says that drought may have weakened trees making them susceptible to fungus.
Mo. Lawmakers To Review Catfish RegulationConservation officials endorsed a new regulation that would allow anglers to keep more blue catfish but require mid-sized fish to be returned to the water.
Botanical Garden Completes Mo. Plant EncyclopediaThe flora encyclopedia fills almost 1,400 pages and lists nearly 3,000 plants. It's the third volume in a series started 50 years ago by the St. Louis research center.
Snow Pushes Geese Into Eastern MissouriA conservation area in Lincoln County north of St. Louis recorded 7,000 snow geese, with an estimated 15,000 birds in the surrounding area.
Missouri Conservation Officials To Check Killed DeerThe Department of Conservation will take tissue samples from September 15 through January.
Injured Bald Eagle Rescued in Lake OzarkPolice Chief Mark Maples says a motorist driving through the golf resort spotted the injured bird along the roadside.
Bill Would Allow Killing Missouri Mountain LionsThe Department of Conservation says Missouri has had 27 confirmed mountain lion sightings since 1994.
Landowner Shoots, Kills Mountain Lion In South-Central MissouriMembers of Missouri's Mountain Lion Response Team say the widely scattered mountain lion sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue.
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