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  • Missouri Conservation Trailer (:30) - Duration: 30 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 770 views
    See all of our channels... including our main channel: MOconservation.

    The Missouri Department of Conservation protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilit...
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  • Back to the Wild (1997) - Duration: 29 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,375 views
    Welcome back seven incredible animals nearly lost from wild Missouri. Experience the unique challenges and stories of each animal's return.
    Produced by Missouri Dept. of Conservation (1997).

    NO...
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  • Bring 'em Back (1989) - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 922 views
    Restoring wildlife species that were once abundant is one of the many goals of the Department of Conservation. White-tailed deer, wild turkey, giant Canada geese, river otters, beaver, ruffed grous...
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  • Bear Cam - Missouri - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

    • 5 years ago
    • 20,979 views
    NOTE: The Bear Cam shoots several hours of video and is designed to fall off the bears collar for retrieval. A transmitter on the camera helps researchers locate it.

    June 2012 - Wildlife researche...
  • Time Shadows: Encounters with the Whitetail (1987) - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 4,847 views
    The Department of Conservation began reintroducing white-tailed deer to Missouri in 1937. Few animals can match the success of the deer's return. This film considers the experiences of a farmer, a ...
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  • A Way of Life (1957) - Duration: 26 minutes.

    • 6 years ago
    • 2,823 views
    The film presents a study of predation with a focus on an essential way of living in which all creatures take part. Through the film you'll travel into the real world of nature, where living and dy...
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  • Black Bears - Duration: 36 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 673 views
    Black bears are the most common of the three bear species found in North America and they're expanding their range back into Missouri.
    Once native to the state, black bears were virtually wiped-o...
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  • Armadillos - Duration: 49 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 1,020 views
    http://mdc.mo.gov

    The name "armadillo" is Spanish for "little armored one".
    The nine-banded armadillo first arrived in Texas in the mid-1800s, but didn't stop its northward invasion there.
    B...
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  • In Concert with Nature - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 7 years ago
    • 341 views
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  • Deer Cam - Duration: 6 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 3,329 views
    See how video cameras are helping wildlife researchers learn more about whitetail deer.
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  • Bat Counts - Duration: 105 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 1,367 views
    The Missouri Dept. of Conservation conducts bat surveys to help in the management of bats and caves in the state. Missouri is home to more than 6,000 caves and about a dozen different species of b...
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  • Animal Life Spans - Duration: 36 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 1,070 views
    Animal life spans vary... some lead very short but adventurous lives... others very long and humdrum. The monarch butterfly leaves our area and flies over a thousand miles to Mexico when it is only...
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  • Black Bears in Missouri (2 of 3) - Duration: 95 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 7,639 views
    Learn about the characteristics of black bears in Missouri.

    http://mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/black-bear
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  • Black Bears in Missouri (3 of 3) - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 7,394 views
    Learn valuable tips should you encounter a black bear in Missouri.
    http://mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/black-bear
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  • Black Bears in Missouri (1 of 3) - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 17,374 views
    Missouri's black bear population is slowly growing. Biologist Jeff Beringer talks about their history and potential for the future.
    http://mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/black-bear
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  • Deer Road Accidents in Missouri - Duration: 37 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 7,934 views
    Road killed deer are bad news. In Missouri, for example, over 3,000 accidents occur each year involving deer and vehicles. Accidents are more likely to happen in the fall, and at dawn or dusk, when...
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  • Eastern Spadefoot - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 9,518 views
    This is a stout, toadlike amphibian with large, protruding eyes, vertically elliptical pupils, short legs and large feet. The inner surface of each hind foot has a sickle-shaped spur or spade. Colo...
  • Cricket Frog - Duration: 34 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 6,124 views
    This small frog is a member of the treefrog family (hylidae) but is a non-climber and lacks the adhesive toe pads associated with treefrogs. Coloration is quite variable-gray, tan, greenish-tan or ...
  • Woodhouse's Toad - Duration: 21 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 4,594 views
    Toads and frogs provide food for a wide variety of animals, are also eaten by people-frog legs are a delicacy-and their peeps, trills, whistles, grunts and snores add aesthetics to a spring or summ...
  • Frogs - Leap Year Music Video - Duration: 29 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 24,987 views
    2008 is the Year of the Frog.

    Missouri toads and frogs are colorful, harmless, vocal and valuable. Our forests, prairies, rivers, swamps and marshes are home to a multitude of toads and frogs, b...
  • Green Treefrog (2) - Duration: 25 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 4,532 views
    A bright green frog of southeastern Missouri. Coloration is normally light green, but during cool weather it may be dark green. There is always a yellow line running from the upper lip down along t...
  • Wood Frog - Duration: 18 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 10,244 views
    This is a tan, pinkish-tan or brown frog with a dark brown mask through the eye and ear. A think ridge of skin is present along each side of the back. Wood frogs average from 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches ...
  • Armadillos & Bears - Duration: 22 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 1,459 views
    Did you know that there are a couple of species of animals from southern states that are increasing in numbers in Missouri?
    Black bears have been crossing into the state from Arkansas where they ...
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  • Nuisance wildlife - Duration: 41 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 1,455 views
    When you attract wildlife to your yard, you may not welcome all the species who show up.
    An abundance of wildlife is a wondrous thing, but it may mean putting up with unwelcome wildlife.
    Homeow...
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  • Urban Deer - Duration: 54 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 2,389 views
    White-tailed deer thrive in suburban green spaces and city parks, and many people enjoy these graceful animals.
    But urban deer can cause problems.
    As their numbers increase, they can damage tre...
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  • Bats - Duration: 21 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 1,251 views
    Bats are the only mammals capable of true flight. More importantly, they play an important part in the control of insect populations.
    Each year, bats consume thousands of tons of night flying ins...
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  • Deer Antlers - Duration: 26 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 3,401 views
    Do you know how long it takes for deer to grow antlers?
    In Missouri, fawns will have small buttons and tiny knobs on the head.
    At 1.5 years of age they might have a single spike or branched antl...
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  • Deer Courtship - Duration: 56 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 6,731 views
    To many folks, November means deer season, but to white-tailed deer, November is breeding season, the rut. During the rut, adult males, or bucks, stake out individual territories, defend them from...
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  • Bats - Weight Loss - Duration: 12 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 495 views
    Bats will lose up to one half of their body weight during the winter.
    If they're disturbed too often, they could run out of fat too soon and starve to death.

    http://mdc.mo.gov/conmag/2000/03/4...
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  • Rabbits - Duration: 35 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 1,121 views
    Rabbits have many litters from early spring to late fall.
    And many actually nest in urban yards.
    The young are born blind, without fur, and helpless.
    The baby rabbits open their eyes in about...
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  • Bat Box Building Plans - Duration: 56 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 23,187 views
    If you have too many mosquitos and unwelcome insects around, put out an invitation to bats. Building a bat box is fun and easy, and the reward is fewer pests. You'll need rough sawn cedar, or scra...
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  • Animal Tracks - Duration: 52 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 29,191 views
    Whatever you do in the outdoors, wildlife is all around. Today, we'll show you how to identify those animals...even if you never see them! Some animal footprints are easy to identify. These racc...
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  • Monarch Migration (Part 1 of 2) - Duration: 7 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 42,551 views
    From Missouri to Mexico, follow the Monarch migration.

    http://mdc.mo.gov/8274
    http://monarchwatch.org
    http://learner.org/jnorth
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  • Monarch Migration (Part 2 of 2) - Duration: 8 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 10,996 views
    From Missouri to Mexico, follow the Monarch migration.

    http://mdc.mo.gov/8274
    http://monarchwatch.org
    http://learner.org/jnorth
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