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Persimmon trees are the feature photo for the month of October in the 2007 Natural Events Calendar. More

Breakfast Treats

Start the day right with these delicious alternatives to doughnuts! More

Common Blackberry

Image of a blackberry flower
Rubus allegheniensis
“Please don’t throw me into the briar patch!” The real truth about blackberry bushes is that the prickles are worth braving—whether you’re a rabbit seeking shelter or a berry-picker hunting the delicious fruits. More

Cookies and Candies

Missouri's wild abundance is the basis for many unusual, delicious treats - just right for lunch boxes or keeping a cup of coffee company. More


Put Missouri's wild bounty to work in these delicious variations of traditional cakes, pies and other sweet after-dinner treats. More

Down In The Pawpaw Patch

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Wildlife, including opossum, raccoons, quail, turkeys, eastern kingbirds, catbirds, robins, veeries and red-eyed vireos, relish this fruit. To beat the animals to the fruit, some people pick it while it's still on the tree. Ripeness, however, can't be judged by the color. The only dependable sign is a slight softening of the fruit. More

Fruit and Nut Recipes

Missouri has an abundance of seasonal fruits, berries and nuts - try them with these recipes. More

Fruit Pastry

Try this using fresh-picked berries. More


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"Letters" for the December 2009 Missouri Conservationist. More

Main Dishes

Did you know that Missouri's wild fruits and nuts add a delightful sparkle to savory main dishes? More