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 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 […]
In April we had the honor of participating in the formal dedication of the Camp Fire Conservation Fund Conference Center coinciding with the Centennial Celebration of the Roosevelt Wild Life Station.