Blogs

Armadillo Crossing

Jun 09, 2016

Question: Why did the chicken cross the road? Answer: to show an armadillo it was possible. The name “armadillo” is Spanish for “little armored one,” and accurately depicts one of North America’s oddest looking creatures.

Armadillo

from Busch Range Renovations

Construction on the new Busch Shooting Range has begun

Jun 07, 2016

The new shooting range at the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area just took a huge step closer to becoming a reality.  The first dirt has been turned and construction is under way!

MDC Director Bob Ziehmer and members of the Conservation Commision perform the ground breaking ceremony for the new Busch Shooting Range

from The Pine Needle

The Kids Who Were Afraid of Snakes

Feb 11, 2016

Twin Pines’ Naturalists bring a slithering sign of summer to Willow Springs elementary on a cold winter’s day.

from Duck Creek CA Updates

Migrating Questions

Dec 18, 2015

Bird migration is a phenomenon that has puzzled and intrigued people intellects for thousands of years.

Hen Mallard

from MOre Quail

Performing Early Successional Timber Management for Quail and Other Wildlife

May 13, 2015

Several management options exist to improve your forested acres for quail while also benefitting many other wildlife species.

from Fresh Afield

Help With Problem Wildlife

Jun 27, 2014

When Missouri wildlife gets a little too close to home, browse our Nuisance Native Wildlife section for tips on dealing with problem critters.

Eastern cottontail rabbit in grassy field