Search

Content tagged with "Ozark"

MDC biologist extracts a tooth from a tranquilized black bear for study

Bear Biologist Extracts Bear Tooth

MDC bear biologist, Jeff Beringer, extracts a tooth from a tranquilized black bear for study.

Read more

Become a Master Naturalist for Camden-County area

This content is archived
Attend orientation on Feb. 13 in Camdenton for classes Feb. 27 to May 21.

Read more

Photo of a belted crayfish, also called Big River crayfish.

Belted Crayfish (Big River Crayfish)

Orconectes harrisoni
The belted crayfish is medium-small, tan, with a distinctive pattern of alternating olive-green and reddish-brown bands on the abdominal segments. It is found only in the Big River and its tributaries.

Read more

Child Fishing with Fish In Net

Bennett Spring to host Kids' Fishing Day on May 3

This content is archived

Read more

Photo of a Big Creek crayfish.

Big Creek Crayfish

Orconectes peruncus
The Big Creek crayfish is moderately small and brown. It has a very localized distribution centered in Big Creek and its tributaries, in the St. Francis River basin. It lacks bright colors, but blackish specks and blotches occur over the top surfaces of the body and pincers.

Read more

Black Bear at Birdfeeder

Black Bear at Birdfeeder

Don't feed wildlife. Keeping birdfeeders full in summer can make nuisances of bears -- such as this one raiding a backyard feeder -- along with raccoons, squirrels, deer, and other wildlife looking for easy pickings. Get help from MDC with nuisance wildlife and learn how to prevent problems at mdc.mo.gov/node/2573.

Read more

Black Bear Euthanized

Black Bear Euthanized

On July 20, Missouri Department of Conservation staff had the unfortunate responsibility of humanely euthanizing this 250-pound, healthy, adult, male black bear that had become an ongoing nuisance and threat to several homeowners in Christian County. The bear had been previously fed by other people. DO NOT FEED BEARS. As in this situation, a fed bear becomes a dead bear.

Read more

Black Bear Research Project

Black Bear Research Project

MDC Resource Scientist, Jeff Beringer, extracts a tooth from a tranquilized black bear for study.

Read more