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A Weekend of Burning

This time of the year my attention turns to prescribed burning.

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A Work in Progress: Restoring Private Land

With the help of Private Land Conservationist Don Foerster, local landowners develop a management plan for the future after a denuding timber harvest. Although they are now putting their time and hearts into restoring a favorite recreation spot, using best management practices and following a plan will allow a sustainable harvest and healthy forests, and keep Missouri a great place to hunt and fish.

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Backyard C.S.I.

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There are no culprits or criminals--just a healthy mix of rabbits, deer, turkeys and songbirds.

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Get Into the Forest

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Even if you don't own woodlands, you can help Missouri's forest resources.

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Houf Open Woodland

Open woodland at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

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Missouri's Savannas and Woodlands

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Scattered, open-grown oaks with large, spreading branches are characteristic savanna trees. Prescribed fire is an essential tool in savanna and woodland management.

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Missouri’s 15 Million Acres of Woods

Missouri has a wealth of woods—15 million acres in fact. There actually are more trees today than there were 50 years ago.

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Quail Habitat Projects for Turkey Hunters

The past three years have been tough on ground-nesting birds. Wet springs and snowy winters haven't been good for quail, prairie chickens, turkeys, pheasants and grassland birds.

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What Ever Happened to All the Timber Birds?

Our answer is the same as it is for quail in grass and crop areas: not enough bare ground, shrubs and food-producing plants anymore.

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Wildlife Friendly Farmland

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We'll help you improve your land for crops and wild critters.

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