What comes to mind when you think of a wetland? MDC Wetland Ecologist Frank Nelson describes how plant and animal species distribute themselves within a typical bottomland swamp.
Take to the skies and see how aerial waterfowl surveys benefit both wetland managers and waterfowl hunters.
Video of trumpeter swans in the wild.
Video of wood ducks (female and young) in the wild.
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.