Conservation Department Offers Tips on Bear SafetyIf you are going camping or on a float trip this summer, the Missouri Department of Conservation reminds you not to feed bears.
Flooding Displaces MO Turtles -- And Now It's Mating SeasonMany of the state's protected species end up in the road.
Turtles Crossing: Get The Shell Out Of The Way!If you see a turtle on the road, you're asked to slow down and safety steer around them, or if it's safe, help them cross the road - carefully.
Ameren Mo. Falcon Cam is BackThe female falcon has just laid her first egg and is busy preparing for the arrival of the chicks.
Bald Eagle Injured During Missouri Tornado DiesThe department said in a news release Tuesday that the eagle found with a wing damaged in the March 6 tornado near Smithville Lake died of the injuries Sunday.
PHOTOS: MDC Conducts Black Bear Den ChecksSee photos and video! Staff checked black bear den sites Thursday as part of the department's ongoing research on bear population, reproduction, health and habitats.
Human Remains Discovered in Franklin CountyThe Forestry Division of the MDC was cleaning the river access at Chouteau Claim about noon Tuesday when they made a grisly discovery.
Great White Sharks in the Mississippi River?Have two great white sharks managed to survive the trip up the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico?
Missouri Bans Feral Hog Hunting on Conservation LandConservation officials say the ban's goal is to completely eradicate the feral hogs, which multiply rapidly and do extensive damage to land, water and habitat.
Armadillos Migrating from Southwest to the CityArmadillos in St. Louis - not something city dwellers are used to seeing, but the Missouri Department of Conservation says get use to it.
Black Bear Killing Shines Light on Weak Poaching PenaltiesViolation of poaching is considered a Class A misdemeanor, which means the maximum penalty someone could receive for that act is a $1,000 fine and/or up to a year in jail, Zarlenga says.
Black Bear Killed in Eastern Missouri; Citation IssuedBear was found dead Monday in Jefferson County.