American Bald Eagle perched near Mill Creek at Peck Ranch Conservation Area
In July, 2010, the Conservation Commission directed the Department to re-initiate development of an elk restoration plan.
Take a driving tour to view Missouri’s elk herd.
A U.S. national symbol, the mature bald eagle is unmistakable with its dark brown body, yellow bill, and white head and tail. It soars with wings held flat and can have a 7-foot wingspan.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.