Wildlife

Opossum eating pet food on a patio table

Wildlife enriches our lives in many ways, but sometimes it can cause property damage or become a nuisance. Fortunately, you can resolve the majority of these conflicts on your property.

Eastern bluebird on a branch

Birding is popular because it’s easy to get started, and it offers increasingly greater rewards the more you learn.

White-tailed buck in a golden field.

Want more deer on your land this fall? Now is the time to plant food plots.

feral hog

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.

In This Section

Attracting Wildlife

Provide food, water, and cover to turn your property into a lively place full of fun-to-watch Missouri wildlife.

Nuisance & Problem Species

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.