Content tagged with "hellbender"

Amphibians and Reptiles

You know them as frogs, toads, snakes, turtles and lizards. Get acquainted with all of Missouri's fascinating herptiles, including 43 amphibians and 75 species and subspecies of reptiles. More

Hellbender Best Management Practices

Manage your Ozark streams to help this endangered species. More

Hellbender Restoration

hellbender, a large brown salamander resting in gravelly streambed
Learn about coordinated efforts to reverse Missouri's hellbender decline and save the Ozark hellbender species. More

New Threat to Frogs and Hellbenders

Frogs and herons kept me up through the night. And then the owl started screaming and I realized camping by the creek in the summer maybe wasn’t such a great idea. More

News & Events

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"News & Events" for the January 2012 Conservationist. More

News-making conservation issues showcased at MDC Discovery Center

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Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display
Learn about prairie chickens, emerald ash borer, and hellbenders at these FREE community programs. More

Species Symphony

hellbender, a large brown salamander resting in gravelly streambed
The music of the Ozarks ecosystem just wouldn’t be the same without the diversity of plants and animals found here, including some pretty weird-looking salamanders. More
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What's Hurting Our Hellbenders?

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hellbender, a large brown salamander resting in gravelly streambed
Our largest salamanders are declining at an alarming rate. Learn what you can do to help them. More