Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday! 🌊❤ Please keep Sea Shepherd in mind today as we continue the good fight to protect marine wildlife like the world's most endangered marine mammal the Vaquita Porpoise. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Board of Directors…

Disposición a pagar por la conservación de las áreas protegidas en...

Exploramos la posibiladad de diseñar un mecanismo de finaciamiento para áreas protegidas a partir de la contribución de la ciudadanía chilena. Los resultados mostaron que el 77% de los hogares estarían dispuestos a pagar 500 pesos chilenos mensuales para mejorar…

Wood You Believe We’re At It Again? Part 2

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Pooper Snoopers: Deciphering Diet Composition of Purple Martins from Insect DNA...

Pooper Snoopers: Deciphering Diet Composition of Purple Martins from Insect DNA in Fecal Samples Dr. Anna Forsman, University of Central Florida https://sciences.ucf.edu/biology/annaforsman/ Purple Martins consume thousands of insects daily. Although some of these prey items are large and conspicuous, such…

Wood You Believe We’re At It Again? Part 1

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Healthy Deer

MDC and Partners work during deer season and beyond to ensure healthy deer and Missourians.

Healthy Deer, Healthy Missouri

Deer are one of our most valuable species for outdoor recreation, jobs, and tourism. Our MDC scientists work with dedicated conservation partners to maintain healthy deer populations and manage threats from disease -specifically, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Go behind the…

At Dumbarton Oaks Park: A Youth Conservation Crew’s Trail to Success

This summer, a Student Conservation Association trail crew was hard at work in Rock Creek Park, completing multiple restoration projects to enhance trails for visitor use. The crew was working in Dumbarton Oaks Park, a 27-acre section of Rock Creek…

Adorable Wolf Tries to Get Mom’s Attention

Beyond being cute, the Mexican gray wolf mother-daughter pair (Belle and Nita) represent the Wolf Conservation Center's participation in the active effort to save their species from of extinction. The WCC, a 501c3 non-profit organization in South Salem, NY, is…

The Working Farms Fund — Scaling Next Generation Farming

The Conservation Fund encourages sustainable agriculture that allows farmland, ranchlands and forests to be both preserved and working productively. We have protected over 8.5 million acres across the U.S., including over 3 million acres of working lands that generate economic…

Coming soon to poachers near you

Welcome our new ship Seahorse as its dry-dock work comes to a close and we prepare it to set sail to Operation Milagro. This vessel will increase our capacity to protect the Vaquita Porpoise, which is the most endangered marine…

Eagle attacking coot as heron gives warning call

SOUNDING THE ALARM -- Thank you to Kim Larson for sharing this video of a bald eagle attempting to grab an American coot swimming in a pond while a nearby great blue heron provides a warning call of the approaching…

Nature’s Calling – Deer Hunting / CWD (Nov 2022)

Get valuable tips and info about deer hunting and CWD sampling in Missouri in this monthly video segment. https://mdc.mo.gov/cwd

Top 10 Hiking Boosts

If you really want to ramp up your health and happiness, try hiking. From out your door down to your core, research shows multiple benefits for mind and body. With cooling temps and changing colors, fall is a great time…

Out of the Darkness

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Adorable Wolf Gets the Zoomies 🐺

Nikai the wolf shows us that wolves are not all that different from the dogs we live with and love. Nikai is a captive-born gray wolf at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC), a 501c3 non-profit organization, in South Salem, NY.…

Direct Action – A Day in the Life of Operation Milagro

Operation Milagro is Sea Shepherd’s nine year partnership with the Mexican government that protects the world’s most endangered marine mammal; the Vaquita Porpoise. Fewer than 20 vaquitas remain alive today. The only documented threat to the species is entanglement in…

Electrofishing

WILD JOBS: MDC staff recently conducted an electrofishing survey for smallmouth bass and goggle-eye on the upper Black River where they shock the water to stun and net fish, record what they need, and then release them unharmed.

Wolf Wakes Up with the Cutest Stretching Routine

Beyond being adorable, Mexican gray wolf Hélène represents the Wolf Conservation Center's active participation in the effort to save her species from of extinction. The WCC, a 501c3 non-profit organization in South Salem, NY, is one of a network of…

Bush Honeysuckle Control

Bush honeysuckles are probably the most aggressive exotic plants that have escaped and naturalized in urban areas, where the woodland understory is often a solid layer of green from these shrubs. MDC videographer Kevin Muenks provides valuable info and helpful…