Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Missouri
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit


Actively managed wetland in Missouri

Contact Us

Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

302 Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building
Columbia MO 65211-7240
Phone: (573) 882-3634
Fax: (573) 884-5070

Staff Listing
Map Link: Google Map

The Missouri Unit began in 1936 when the citizens of Missouri voted to amend the State’s constitution to create a politically independent Conservation Commission. The first official act of the Conservation Commission was to establish a Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Missouri. Objectives were settled upon quickly and were “to conduct scientific research on the wildlife of Missouri” and “to educate students, both in technical phases of wildlife management and general aspects of wildlife conservation.”