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Elephantear (Elephant's Ear)

elephant's ear
Elliptio crassidens
Today found only in the Meramec River, the elephantear has been classified as Endangered in Missouri and is a candidate for federal Endangered status. More

Elephant’s Foot

Photo of elephant's foot closeup of flowers
Elephantopus carolinianus
You may not recognize elephant’s foot as a member of the daisy or sunflower family because it lacks petal-like ray florets. Also, it has unusual, doubly compound flower clusters. And how did it get its name, anyway? More

Elktoe

elktoe
Alasmidonta marginata
The elktoe is one of many Missouri mussels with a declining population. More

Ellipse and Bleedingtooth

ellipse
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis and V. pleasii
These small mussels use darters, a type of fish, as hosts for their young. More

Enjoy "Nature is Art" event at Runge Nature Center April 16

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Free family fun will include art demonstrations, activities, concert and lunch. More

Enjoy a Day with Wildlife at Eagle Bluffs on May 15

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Photo of great blue heron
Free family fun for everyone to include fishing, wildlife viewing, clay shooting and more. More

Enjoy an Eagle Adventure at Runge Nature Center Jan. 28

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American Bald Eagle
Missouri offers numerous opportunities in winter to watch eagles in the wild. More

Enjoy Nature is Art event at Runge Nature Center April 16

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Free family fun will include art demonstrations, activities, concert and lunch. More