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Image of a blackspotted topminnow

Blackspotted Topminnow

Fundulus olivaceus
This sleek, swift little fish lives in the quiet, clear sections of rivers mostly south of the Missouri River. Topminnows have a habit of skimming along just beneath the surface of the water.

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Blackstripe Topminnow

Fundulus notatus
A slender, elongated shape makes for a sleek, swift fish. Topminnows have a habit of skimming along just beneath the surface of the water.

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bleeding shiner

Bleeding Shiner

Luxilus zonatus
Like several other shiners found in clear Ozark streams, male bleeding shiners sport brilliant red during breeding season, especially May and early June. Check your identification by the presence of a dark, crescent bar behind the gill cover, and the dark stripe that abruptly narrows just behind the gill opening.

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Hartsburg Access Trash

Boone County resident fined for littering on a conservation area

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Help fight litter through annual No MOre Trash! Bash in April. Details at www.nomoretrash.org.

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Bow Hunting in Columbia, Missouri

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

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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.

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Boy With Fish

Boy With Fish

Fishing helps kids discover nature, and conserve it too.

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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.

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Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves

Broad-Headed Skink

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.

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