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.
See how bat surveys help us manage bats and caves around the state.
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.