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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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Bowhunter

MDC's Bowhunter Education Course provides participants the opportunity to become safety-certified.

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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

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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Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves

Broad-Headed Skink

Plestiodon laticeps
The broad-headed skink is a large, harmless, smooth-scaled lizard that 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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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.

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Bullsnake (Bull Snake)

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.

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Butterfly

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

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