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25 Years Connecting People and Nature

I went to Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center on October 20th to celebrate their 25th anniversary and was reminded of what makes these places so valuable. More
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A Conservation thank you to Kansas City Police Mounted Patrol

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Kansas City Police Thank You
Mounted Patrol is a key partner in managed archery deer hunts in Kansas City's Swope Park More

A Henslow’s sparrow in hand worthy to grassland researchers

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Henslow's Sparrow
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A View of the Round Top by Thomas Cole

A View of the Round Top by Thomas Cole
MDC's Discovery Center is hosting Wild Land, Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Landscape Painting through May 25. More

Albino Hummingbird Perched

Albino Hummingbird Perched
This extremely rare albino ruby-throated hummingbird visited flowers and feeders at Lake Waukomis in the Kansas City area in late August 2012. Hummingbirds are migrating southward now and backyard feeders are a help to them in their journey. Photos courtesy Linda Williams. More

Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold More

American burying beetle ready for release

American burying beetle ready for release
American burying beetle ready for release More

American burying beetle release at Wah’Kon-Tah Prairie

American burying beetle release at Wah’Kon-Tah Prairie
Missouri Department of Conservation employees Rick Swopes (left) and Tyler Harding were among the 70 people who helped the Saint Louis Zoo release American burying beetles on June 4 at the Wah’Kon-Tah Prairie. Beetles in the wild dig holes and bury carrion to feed on while raising young. Crews gave the released beetles a hand by digging holes and covering them with chicken wire staked down to keep animals from disturbing them. More