Missouri Department of Conservation

Photo by Donald W. Hall, University of Florida.

Expert Says Stinging Caterpillars Rare in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation says residents likely won’t encounter stinging caterpillars this fall, despite booming populations in southern states.

10/20/2014

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Mountain Lion Spotted Outside Franklin County

Police in Gerald say they spotted a mountain lion earlier this week.

10/17/2014

Getty/ Jeffery Phelps

Missouri Agency Scaling Back Captive Deer Proposal

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.

10/15/2014

Photo courtesy of Theresa Wasson

What’s Killing the Fish in Creve Coeur Lake?

A listener emailed KMOX News concerned about the dead fish in Creve Coeur Lake. She wanted to know why they were dying, so we contacted the Missouri Department of Conservation.

10/08/2014

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Water-Related Incidents Increasing, Though No Serious Problems

As the weather heats up, the number of those participating in outdoor water activities is increasing, and that has Missouri Department of Conservation officers seeing a jump in incidents.

08/06/2014

File photo of an alligator. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Fisherman Catches Alligator in Missouri Pond

The Missouri Department of Conservation says it was a pet that had been released.

07/29/2014

Osage copperhead photo by Tom R. Johnson, herpetologist, Missouri Department of Conservation.

Is Missouri Known For Snake Attacks?

Conservation Department spokesman says deadly bites are rare in the state

07/11/2014

Photo: Getty/Scott Olson

Asian Carp Spreading Through Local Waterways

Carp are in Creve Coeur Lake and have been for a few years.

06/18/2014

File photo of a venomous rattlesnake. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Rattlesnake Bites 5-Year-Old Girl

A five-year-old girl is recovering from a rattlesnake bite.

06/04/2014

Photo: AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

Missouri’s Bear Tracking Effort Focuses on Females

Bear experts and advocates are working to educate Missouri residents about black bears as the number of the species increases in the state.

06/03/2014

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