Prescribed burning at Peck Ranch Conservation Area
It may look like hay to you, but this is a prairie patch...a garden or backyard spot planted with native grass and flowers.
Using patch/burn grazing as a tool for managing prairie grasslands.
Learn how to conduct a controlled burn safely with this video.
The careful use of prescribed fire can actually improve your Missouri woods and wildlife habitat, as well as protect life and property. Learn more.
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.