Missouri Department of Conservation
Dan Zarlenga, with the Missouri Department of Conservation, says the state has five species of poisonous snakes, and three of them are in the St. Louis area.
The Missouri fisherman said it took him 45 minutes to reel in the striped bass which is a new state record.
If you weren’t around for the huge emergence of 13-year cicadas in 2011 because they weren’t present in your part of the state, you may have an opportunity to witness a noisy encore this time around.
This marks the first time the fatal illness has appeared outside Missouri’s northern containment zone. It is not believed the disease can be transmitted to humans.
Anglers heading out to the waters at four Missouri parks
The state agency proposes a nine-day fall firearms season each November starting in 2016. The current fall season lasts 11 days.
Building on a strong opening weekend harvest, Missouri hunters went on to check a total of 167,205 deer during firearms deer season Nov. 15 through 25. The number exceeds last year’s harvest of 157,273.
The Missouri Department of Conservation says residents likely won’t encounter stinging caterpillars this fall, despite booming populations in southern states.
Police in Gerald say they spotted a mountain lion earlier this week.
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.