Program in Wildlife Conservation

Recent Articles About the Program in Wildlife Conservation

Black bear research partnership leads to potential hunt

Black bears occurred historically throughout the southcentral and southeastern United States, but due to unregulated harvest and land use change, bear abundance and distribution was markedly reduced.  In Missouri, black bear abundance similarly declined and few bears were present in the state by the early 1900s.  Arkansas, Missouri’s southern neighbor, conducted a black bear restoration […]

Camp Fire Program in Wildlife Conservation 2020 Annual Report

2020 has been widely described as “unprecedented” due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic and associated impacts to every kind of human system. Here at the Camp Fire Program in Wildlife Conservation, we are thankful for the commitment and expertise of the hardworking, dedicated group of staff and students highlighted in this report. Because of […]