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Father and son inspect deer rub.

Father and Son Inspect Deer Rub

A father and his son inspect a deer rub while scouting for deer season.

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Father and son look at deer rub while scouting for deer hunting.

Father and Son Scout for Deer Sign

Father and son look at deer rub while scouting for deer hunting.

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Father and son sighting in rifle prior to deer season.

Father and Son Sight In Rifle

Father and son sighting in rifle prior to deer season.

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fatmucket

Fatmucket

Lampsilis siliquoidea
The fatmucket was a favorite species harvested for the button industry in the early 1900s.

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February Kids In Nature Photo Contest Winner

Titus Pridemore holds an antler shed he found in a small food plot near his Boone County home. "I had discovered the shed antler in this small food plot a few days after Christmas Day," said Titus's dad, Todd Pridemore. "But, I left it where it was so one of my boys could have the fun of discovering it for themselves." Todd Pridemore said the entire family enjoys spending time in the woods hunting deer, turkey and squirrels. "Titus and his older brothers, Josh and Andrew, all enjoy catching fish in the small pond in front of our house," said Todd Pridemore.

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Photo of a flat-headed snake held in someone’s hands

Flat-Headed Snake

Tantilla gracilis
The flat-headed snake is found in the southern half of the state except the far southeastern corner. The general color of this small snake is tan, gray brown, or reddish brown. The head sometimes is slightly darker than the rest of the body or is black, and the belly is salmon pink.

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Photo of a flat-headed snake held in someone’s hands

Flat-Headed Snake

The flat-headed snake is found in the southern half of the state except the far southeastern corner. The general color of this small snake is tan, gray brown, or reddish brown. The head sometimes is slightly darker than the rest of the body or is black, and the belly is salmon pink.

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Image of fowler's toad

Fowler’s Toad

Anaxyrus fowleri
Fowler’s toad is the common toad of gravel and sand bars along Ozark streams and rivers as well of the Mississippi Lowlands. It usually has paired dark markings with 3 or more warts, and usually has a light tan or white line down the back as well as a dark gray spot on the chest.

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Aerial Photo of Franklin Island Conservation Area

Franklin Island Conservation Area

This aerial photo shows part of Franklin Island Conservation Area (CA), which is located in Howard County. Franklin Island CA is part of the Riverlands CA, a series of six publicly owned or managed properties on both sides of the Missouri River between river miles 110 and 195. A draft plan for the Riverlands CAs is available for public review from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31.

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Aerial Photo of Franklin Island Conservation Area

Franklin Island Conservation Area

This aerial photo shows part of Franklin Island Conservation Area (CA), which is located in Howard County. Franklin Island CA is part of the Riverlands CA, a series of six publicly owned or managed properties on both sides of the Missouri River between river miles 110 and 195. A draft plan for the Riverlands CAs is available for public review from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31.

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