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Amphibians and Reptiles

You know them as frogs, toads, snakes, turtles and lizards. Get acquainted with all of Missouri's fascinating herptiles, including 43 amphibians and 75 species and subspecies of reptiles.

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Manage your Ozark streams to help this endangered species.

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hellbender, a large brown salamander resting in gravelly streambed

Hellbender Restoration

Learn about coordinated efforts to reverse Missouri's hellbender decline and save the Ozark hellbender species.

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New Threat to Frogs and Hellbenders

Frogs and herons kept me up through the night. And then the owl started screaming and I realized camping by the creek in the summer maybe wasn’t such a great idea.

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News & Events

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"News & Events" for the January 2012 Conservationist.

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Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display

News-making conservation issues showcased at MDC Discovery Center

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Learn about prairie chickens, emerald ash borer, and hellbenders at these FREE community programs.

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hellbender, a large brown salamander resting in gravelly streambed

Species Symphony

The music of the Ozarks ecosystem just wouldn’t be the same without the diversity of plants and animals found here, including some pretty weird-looking salamanders.

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hellbender, a large brown salamander resting in gravelly streambed

What's Hurting Our Hellbenders?

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Our largest salamanders are declining at an alarming rate. Learn what you can do to help them.

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