Content tagged with "history"

75th Anniversary

Join us as we celebrate our 75th anniversary. Throughout 2012, this page will feature stories about our citizen-led efforts to conserve Missouri's fish, forests and wildlife, as well as special events at conservation facilities near you. More

A License to Fish

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First they fished for food and for the market, then people discovered the joy of sport fishing. More

A Natural Area Anniversary

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A system to protect our most precious natural features. More

A Quack in Time

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Meticulously crafted duck calls now lure collectors, history buffs. More

Agent of Change

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After 50 years with the Missouri Department of Conservation, Carl Engelbrecht knows conservation—and a whole lot more. More

An Ozark Fire History

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 Fire scars on trees reveal the history of human use of fire in the Ozarks. More

Ancient Wood Uncovered

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The log your canoe bumps in a stream may be much older than you might imagine 8 forests in a looking glass. More

Aunt Margaret

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Passenger pigeons disappeared when Ozarks pioneer Aunt Margaret was middle aged. More

Back from the Ashes

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Missouri’s forests spring back following a century of exploitation. More

Beavers and Boomtown: Remembering the St. Louis Fur Trade

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The City of St. Louis thrived 200 years ago as the center of the western fur trade. More