Missouri Department of Conservation
Officials say man-made lakes do not have much fish habitat, and the trees provide woody cover.
In Missouri, the last documented native wolf was killed in Taney County in 1950.
“We have almost twice as many walnut trees as any other state,” says Simeon Wright, a forest pathologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation.
The Missouri Department of Conservation spokesperson says blue-green algae blooms are a serious health threat.
Ticks are becoming more abundant in the St. Louis area.
The Columbia Bottom area is left severely damaged after a levee breach cause by recent flooding.
The St. Louis Zoo announced they plan to reintroduce the endangered American burying beetle this summer.
“I have to have one up on them. They don’t have anything to lose and I have everything to lose.”
By a vote of 1,485 to 1,279, voters on Tuesday ended a long controversy by repealing an ordinance that allowed deer hunting.
A disease that is up to 99 percent fatal in bats has turned up in a pair of local counties.