Spring 2011 - Video of black bears at "hair snare" research sites in southern Missouri.
The first phase of this study consists of trapping and radio-collaring bears in parts of southern Missouri.
One of the largest wild mammals in Missouri, the black bear is unmistakable with its black fur and powerful bearing.
To have a safe, enjoyable camping or outdoor experience in Missouri's bear country, follow the Ten Commandments of Camping.
Learn to identify, prevent, and control black-bear damage on your Missouri property.
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.