Content tagged with "predator"

A Hoot

I was sitting in my favorite tree stand Sunday afternoon when a barred owl hooted in a tree about 100 yards behind me. More

Camouflage Activities for K–2 Students

Three activities help Missouri primary students learn how camouflage adaptations help prey animals hide from predators. More

Drama at the Birdfeeder

Yesterday I noticed a circular pile of red feathers in my yard near my birdfeeders. More

How Do Predators Impact Quail Populations?

 photo of a red fox
The evidence does not support blaming low quail numbers on predators, when proper habitat management can improve quail number so dramatically. More

News and Almanac

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"News and Almanac" for the December 2006 Missouri Conservationist. More

Predator Control for Landowners

I occasionally receive emails or phone calls from concerned quail hunters and landowners about the decline in bobwhite quail and grassland birds. I always provide them information on what Missouri is doing to restore habitat for bobwhites and grassland birds. More
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Predators And Prey - And People

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Predators and prey usually maintain a balance, until you throw people into the mix. More

The Bounty Hunter

coyote walking through grassland
Even Missouri had a bounty for coyotes back in the 1850s and 1930s. But did it work? More