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Back Cover

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"Back Cover" for the September 2000 Missouri Conservationist.

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Back Cover

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"Back Cover" for the May 1998 Missouri Conservationist.

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Photo of badger

Badger

Taxidea taxus
Excellent diggers, badgers are powerful predators of rodents in grasslands and other open areas. Identify them by their brawny build, impressive digging claws and the black and white pattern on their faces.

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Bat Control

Learn to prevent and control nuisance bats in your Missouri home or outbuildings.

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Bat Counts

See how bat surveys help us manage bats and caves around the state.

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Be bear aware in the Missouri outdoors

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Campers and landowners should prepare for black-bear encounters.

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Be Bear Wise in Missouri? Yes!

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Don’t let handouts, intentional or otherwise, create a 500-pound menace.

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Bear Reports

Although black bears are native to Missouri, they were nearly wiped out during settlement. Now they're making a comeback. Use this section to follow our black bear research project, report bear sightings, camp safely in bear country, and control nuisance bears.

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Bears at Hair Snare Sites

Spring 2011 - Video of black bears at "hair snare" research sites in southern Missouri.

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Beaver on land, chewing log

Beaver

Castor canadensis
These semiaquatic rodents are distinguished by their large size, webbed hind feet and large, horizontally flattened tail that is covered with leathery scales.

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