wild turkey Discover Nature: Wild Turkeys By harristre • May 9, 2016 Missouri Department of Conservation This week on Discover Nature, listen for wild turkeys gobbling in Missouri woods and grasslands. Listen Listening... / 1:00 Wild turkeys abound now in Missouri. Learn more on this week's Discover Nature from KBIA and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Turkey, quail and bees fared well in Mo. in 2012 By Marshall Griffin & Marsh • Dec 31, 2012 Mr. Muskrat / Flickr 2012 was a rough year for Missouri farmers battling severe drought and extreme heat, but some species of wildlife did well – specifically, turkeys, bobwhite quail and honeybees.