Wilderness First Aid helps foresters and others who spend time outdoors be better prepared in case of emergency. Steve Orchard and Travis Lowery practice splinting the leg of Paden Grant, all foresters from the Ozark Region.
When loggers find an abandoned desert tortoise in Shannon County, it reminds us to choose pets carefully. Abandoned exotic pets can create long-term impacts on the health of Missouri's forest, fish and wildlife.
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. Read more about our mission.