Content tagged with "Ozark"

'Be Prepared' Isn’t Just for Boy Scouts

In the logs woods, foresters may need to self-evacuate by splinting.
MDC employees take the “be prepared” out of the Boy Scout manual and into the log woods. More

2010 Firearms Deer Season Now in the Books

A good acorn crop resulted in fewer deer harvested this year, but there may be a silver lining in next year's harvest. 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

A Hundred-Year Ozarks Forest Study

Long-term studies like the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project help natural-resource managers make decisions based on sound science, benefitting more than the trees. More