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