Content tagged with "Central"

Bow Hunting in Columbia, Missouri

The City of Columbia allows archery hunting on private property via statewide archery regulations. More

Boy Uses Underwater Viewer

A young boy uses a homemade underwater viewer-made out of a coffee can, some tape and plastic wrap-to view fish and other underwater creatures in a creek. More

Boy With Fish

Boy With Fish
Fishing helps kids discover nature, and conserve it too. More

Brightside St. Louis Demonstration Garden & Learning Center

Brightside St. Louis Demonstration Garden & Learning Center
The sun shines on native plants at the Brightside St. Louis Demonstration Garden & Learning Center. More

Broad-Headed Skink

Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves
This large, harmless, smooth-scaled lizard lives along the edge of forests and woodlots. It often makes its home in a large dead tree, sometimes using abandoned woodpecker holes or other cavities. More

Broad-Headed Skink

Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves
Plestiodon laticeps
This large, harmless, smooth-scaled lizard lives along the edge of forests and woodlots. It often makes its home in a large dead tree, sometimes using abandoned woodpecker holes or other cavities. More

Brook Silverside

Image of a brook silverside
Labidesthes sicculus
Also known as "needlenose," "stick minnow," and "skipjack," this little fish is very active in the daytime and on bright, moonlit nights. More

Bullsnake

Image of a bullsnake
Pituophis catenifer sayi
Missouri's largest snake may hiss loudly and vibrate its tail when alarmed, but it is nonvenomous. This species is extremely valuable in controlling destructive rodents. More

Butterfly

butterfly
Ellipsaria lineolata
The butterfly is one of the most beautiful of Missouri’s mussels. More

Butterfly Pea

Photo of butterfly pea plant with flowers
Clitoria mariana
Butterfly pea is a low, shrubby, or twining perennial in the pea family, with showy, butterfly-like flowers. The leaves are compound with three leaflets. This species grows in the southern parts of Missouri, in acid soils. More