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Two pics show water on Pool 2 entrance road during and after 2011 flood

Pool Two Entrance Road

At the end of April, Ditch 104 floodwaters covered Duck Creek's entrance road. Since then waters have receded back to the ditch and pool. Now that conditions are drier, managers are preparing habitat for this fall’s migrating waterfowl.

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Aerial photo of flooding on Duck Creek CA's Pools 1,2 and 3

Reporting on Last Spring's Historic Flood Event

While the contractors are busy making progress in Unit A, I thought I’d take a little bit of time to give a short report. Check out the video link to see what we found.

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Respect Wildlife and Residents During Flooding

With the recent and current flooding in southern Missouri, we have received several questions about the effects of flooding on wildlife.

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Stormwater Strategies

To protect themselves from flooding and erosion, Missouri communities can control stormwater runoff through better planning and site design.

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The Grand-daddy of them all...

Although I work with fisheries staff I’m technically not a “fishhead," but believe I’m starting to take a shine to some of these finned creatures.

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Photo of researcher holding a gilled siren

Western Lesser Siren

Like a mudpuppy, the lesser siren is a Missouri salamander that has external gills. Unlike a mudpuppy, a siren doesn’t have back legs. This unique swamp species is rarely encountered.

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