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Refuge at Peck Ranch CA temporarily closed to turkey hunting

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The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has closed the refuge portion of Peck Ranch Conservation Area to turkey hunting for this year to permit a species restoration project.

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Bull and cow elk at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Refuge at Peck Ranch Conservation Area to reopen

A little more than a month after flood damage forced a temporary closure, the refuge portion of the Peck Ranch Conservation Area is set to reopen to the public on August 15.

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School Tour at Peck Ranch

School Tour at Peck Ranch

Fourth graders from several Missouri Ozarks schools, including these from Eminence R-1 Elementary, toured Peck Ranch Conservation Area in October with MDC staff, such as MDC Wildlife Management Biologist Preston Mabry pictured here. The tours were funded by a generous grant from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Students learned what makes quality wildlife habitat and they completed nature journals as they explored. The journaling activity is part of MDC’s Discover Nature Schools program.

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Tuberculosis Testing

Veterinarian administers a tuberculosis skin test.

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Two Missouri Elk Bulls

Two Missouri Elk Bulls

Two Missouri Elk Bulls with tracking collars are photographed at Peck Ranch in December 2011.  These were among the first wild elk to arrive in Missouri in May.

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Wildlife "Firsts"

Now that the driving tour is open at Peck Ranch, some local folks are catching a glimpse of some of Missouri’s newest residents, elk.

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Wildlife Progress Spans Three Careers at Peck Ranch

One family's conservation legacy culminates in elk restoration.

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