Call 1-800-392-1111 to report poaching and arson
The Department partnered with the University of Missouri to create information on white-tailed deer management. Below are links that will discuss how to increase deer on your property.
Learn how to evaluate the current habitat conditions of your property.
Consider planting food plots to provide a supplemental food source for deer.
White-tailed deer use these areas for bedding and escape cover.
The ability of your property and the surrounding landscape to support a white-tailed deer population is largely influenced by the type of vegetation present.
Watch for the reddish orange blooms of the butterfly milkweed along roadsides and in diverse grasslands now through August.
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