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Spring Is In The Air ... And Water

Newly hatched tadpoles in palm of hand.
The past several days feel like spring might actually show up and stay for a while. The warmer temperatures and rolling thunderstorms seem to indicate there might be a chance of May flowers after all. More
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MDC to add ADA accessible fishing platforms, courtesy docks at Duck Creek CA

PUXICO, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces construction is slated to begin March 17 on boat ramps and fishing docks on Pool 1 at Duck Creek Conservation Area (CA). More
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Form, Function, and Fishing

Pickerel Fishing
Last week the ice thawed out and temperatures rose briefly to tease us about the coming of spring. With that reminder, I thought I’d touch on another public use at Duck Creek that should be heating up. More
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Antidote for Cabin Fever

Walk in the woods
This winter has been something else. The blasts of arctic air combined with every kind of wintery precipitation have cancelled schools, depleted road salt supplies, and ushered many folks indoors. More
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Another Fowl Arctic Visitor

Foraging Tundra Swans
I know many of us have foul words for the polar vortex pattern this winter... More
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Frogsicles

Frozen Cricket-frog
Freezing temperatures are for the birds; at least they can migrate south if they feel like it. Other critters that can’t spread their wings are not as fortunate and have to hunker down and tough out winter’s chill. More
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Coot Burgers and Mallãrd Filléts

an eagle eating on a frozen body of water
Who doesn’t like a cheap and easy meal? I guess that is a rhetorical question... More
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A Different Duck, Indeed

A Different Harvest
This weekend a hunter harvested a bird that is quite foreign to our neck of the woods... More
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A Different Duck

Gadwall on the Wing
I have a confession to make. I may be a different duck. During a crisp fall morning in the marsh, I get a kick out of... More

2013 Virtual Tour of the Duck Creek Renovation

Unit A Prior to Waterfowl Opener
Would you like to take a virtual tour of Duck Creek? Follow the link and see for yourself. More
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