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A Hoot

I was sitting in my favorite tree stand Sunday afternoon when a barred owl hooted in a tree about 100 yards behind me.

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Three activities help Missouri primary students learn how camouflage adaptations help prey animals hide from predators.

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Drama at the Birdfeeder

Yesterday I noticed a circular pile of red feathers in my yard near my birdfeeders.

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How Do Predators Impact Quail Populations?

The evidence does not support blaming low quail numbers on predators, when proper habitat management can improve quail number so dramatically.

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News and Almanac

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"News and Almanac" for the December 2006 Missouri Conservationist.

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Predator Control for Landowners

I occasionally receive emails or phone calls from concerned quail hunters and landowners about the decline in bobwhite quail and grassland birds. I always provide them information on what Missouri is doing to restore habitat for bobwhites and grassland birds.

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Predators And Prey - And People

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Predators and prey usually maintain a balance, until you throw people into the mix.

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The Bounty Hunter

Even Missouri had a bounty for coyotes back in the 1850s and 1930s. But did it work?

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