Content tagged with "Duck Creek CA"

First Fruits of the Season

Buttonbush Flower
Across the countryside the different stages of cultivated crops create a living patchwork. As I walk around Duck Creek I can see a different kind of multi-cropping system at work. More

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

Heating Up At Duck Creek

Installing a water control structure
Things are heating up at Duck Creek, and it isn’t just the temperatures. More

June 2012 Renovation Update

Large Water Control Structure
Over the last two weeks the contractors have continued to tie up loose ends on the job site. More

Look what cropped up

Dissection of a Mallard gizzard
As you are laying out in the marsh, watching clouds roll by, waiting for the next batch of ducks to come into sight, do you ever wonder what they are looking for? More

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

Moving in the Right Direction: Units A and B

Wells are operational
Just a brief update on the wells in Units A and B. More

Mulch Added to Dry Scour

Mulching of dry scour
By scouring away the dirt to create levees the top soil has been removed. Baled wetland vegetation from the previous fall is added to replace some of the organic matter and to help kick start the bugs once the area is reflooded. More