Avoid Outdoor Pests
Going outside? Take precautions against Missouri's worst summertime pests: chiggers, mosquitoes, poison ivy, ticks and yellow jackets.
The links under Related Information below help you tell the good guys from bad guys, know their habits and habitats, avoid them when you can, and treat the painful marks they leave when you can't.
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MDC's Mission, Vision, Priorities
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources.
We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.