Call 1-800-392-1111 to report poaching and arson
Follow these guidelines to Be Bear Aware – stay safe in bear country, and keep our bears wild.
Birding is popular because it’s easy to get started, and it offers increasingly greater rewards the more you learn.
Want more deer on your land this fall? Now is the time to plant food plots.
Feral hogs are highly destructive and prolific pests. Feral hogs will eat nearly anything they come in contact with, including many species of native wildlife.
Provide food, water, and cover to turn your property into a lively place full of fun-to-watch Missouri wildlife.
Find information on commercial permits, collector permits, special use permits and all other permits.
Report sightings for black bears, feral hogs and mountain lions and learn their tracks and field signs.
Use the Department's field guide to help identify wildlife you may see in Missouri's outdoors.
If you care about Missouri’s crops and wildlife, please do what you can to identify, prevent and control the spread of exotic invasive species.
More than 600 kinds of plants and 324 different animals in Missouri are of concern to conservationists because they are uncommon or because their numbers are low or declining. Learn about them here.
MDC protects and manges 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.