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Common Shiner

Common Shiner

Luxilus cornutus
Princibally found in central and west-central Missouri in short, direct tributaries of the Missouri River, this minnow is very similar to the striped shiner, only it lacks dusty sprinkles of pigment on its chin and (except for breeding males) lacks dark lines on the upper part of its body.

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Joanie Straub, center, received the Conservation Communicator of the Year Award

Conservation Communicator of the Year

Joanie Straub received the Communicator of the Year Award from Bass Pro Shops Columbia Store Manager David Smith, right, and Conservation Federation Executive Director Brandon Butler, left.

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Color illustration of Crystal Darter

Crystal Darter

Crystallaria asprella
This pale, very slender darter is Endangered in Missouri. Formerly known from many river drainages in the east-central and southeastern parts of our state, it apparently now lives only in the Gasconade and Black rivers.

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deertoe

Deertoe

Truncilla truncata
A common mussel in some areas, deertoe have decorative green markings.

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Digger Crayfish

Fallicambarus fodiens
The digger crayfish is heavy-bodied, reddish tan, with a pale, iridescent stripe along the midline of the abdomen and short, broad pincers. In Missouri, it is known from only a few locations, mostly in southeastern counties.

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Photo of students at national archery in the schools tournament.

Discover Archery Day in Columbia

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Archers of every skill level are invited to the second annual Discover Archery Day on Aug. 11 at American Legion Park.

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