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Bald Eagles in Missouri

Once endangered, the bald eagle has made a comeback in Missouri. Learn we’re doing—and what you can do—to keep our bald eagle numbers strong.

Prairie Chicken Restoration

To restore Missouri's declining prairie chicken population, the Department works with landowners where prairie-chicken restoration efforts are underway.

Wild Turkey Restoration

In Missouri, wild turkeys were found in large numbers throughout the state. From 1840 until about 1900, historians recorded "too many wild turkeys even to consider raising tame birds" and "turkeys so numerous and easily obtained as to be scarcely worthy of consideration."