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'Tis the Season

'Tis the season to get together with family and friends … even those who we may not always see eye to eye with. In a similar vein, that is what the North American Conservation Wetlands Act is about.

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2009 Mast Crop survey for Duck Creek CA.

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2009 Mast Survey

Mast surveys are done every year at Duck Creek to get an idea of the annual hard-mast production, which provides valuable food resources to wildlife.

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2010 Mast Survey: Feeling a little nuttier at Duck Creek

Mast surveys are done every year at Duck Creek to get an idea of the annual hard-mast production. Hard mast, or acorns, provide valuable food resources to wildlife and are the foundation of tomorrow’s overstory. This year’s acorn production looks better than it has for the last few years.

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2011 Duck Creek Waterfowl Wrap-Up

Well, another waterfowl season has come to a close. Once again, this year was different from the last.

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Graph showing 2011 mast crop summary for Duck Creek CA

2011 Mast Crop Summary

Following a good year in 2010, the red oaks in Pools 2, 3 and 8 have produced another bumper crop of acorns in 2011. This hard mast is valuable food for waterfowl and a variety of other species that call these bottomland forests home.     

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Graph showing 2011 mast crop summary for Duck Creek CA

2011 Mast Survey: Another Nutty Year

It is that time of year again. Let's see how nutty things are at Duck Creek.

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Graph that shows rainfall in Dexter, Mo. the fall of 2011

2011 Wrap-up and Units A and B Update

As waterfowl season comes to a close I hope you were able to make some pleasurable memories at Duck Creek this fall. Here is a little re-cap of this fall and what we expect to happen in the next year.

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Unit A Prior to Waterfowl Opener

2013 Virtual Tour of the Duck Creek Renovation

Would you like to take a virtual tour of Duck Creek? Follow the link and see for yourself.

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Gadwall on the Wing

A Different Duck

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...

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