Content tagged with "Spring"

Greater Prairie-Chicken (Displaying Male)

Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display
Now endangered in Missouri, prairie-chickens breed from March through May. Cocks visit booming grounds (leks), where they dance, call, and fight among themselves. Hens visit the lek and select the most fit mate; mating occurs on the lek during April. More

River Otter

photo of river otter
Photo of river otter. More

2012 Elk Arrival - Radio-Collared Calf

MDC personnel put a radio collar on a recently born calf.
MDC staff put a radio collar on a recently born calf. The calf was born in Kentucky before transportation, with its mother, to Missouri.  In this photo, from left to right, MDC staff Steve Crider and Jake Rieken, MDC Director Bob Ziehmer and MDC Resource Scientist Lonnie Hansen. More

2013 spring turkey harvest ticks up another notch

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Turkey hunting with decoys
Hunters’ ability to top last year’s harvest in spite of dismal hunting conditions indicates a continuing rebound of Missouri’s wild turkey flock. More

2014 Archery Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations

Find dates, hours, permits, limits and methods for Missouri's archery deer and turkey hunting. More

2014 opening week turkey harvest encouraging

A successful turkey hunter with his gobbler.
This hunter got his gobbler. More