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Flat-Headed Snake

Photo of a flat-headed snake held in someone’s hands
Tantilla gracilis
The flat-headed snake is found in the southern half of the state except the far southeastern corner. The general color of this small snake is tan, gray brown, or reddish brown. The head sometimes is slightly darker than the rest of the body or is black, and the belly is salmon pink. More

Flat-Headed Snake

Photo of a flat-headed snake held in someone’s hands
The flat-headed snake is found in the southern half of the state except the far southeastern corner. The general color of this small snake is tan, gray brown, or reddish brown. The head sometimes is slightly darker than the rest of the body or is black, and the belly is salmon pink. More

Forest Management

Forest management thinning trees can boost wildlife and the most desirable trees
Thinning trees in a woodland can boost wildlife and the most desirable trees. MDC Resource Forester Audrey Beres, left, helped John Anderson develop a forest stewardship plan for his farm to achieve those goals. More

Free “Green Fire” movie at MDC Discovery Center honors conservation legend Aldo Leopold

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Discovery Center
Discovery Center will host movie, activities and hands-on workshops dedicated to applying conservation in daily lives. More

Get outdoors with MDC Discover Nature Women’s Spring Workshop

Archery at the Spring Fling
Workshop will be offered April 25 to 27 at Lake Doniphan Conference and Retreat Center at Excelsior Springs. More

Girl with Catfish

Girl with Catfish
Conservation makes Missouri a great place to fish for more than 1.1 million anglers and is a fun family activity and tradition for many. More

Golden Seal

Photo of golden seal plant with flower
Hydrastis canadensis
Large, crinkled, palmately 5-lobed leaves distinguish golden seal, which occurs in moist woods in the Ozarks and Central Missouri. Populations have been declining due to root diggers. More

Goose Roundup at Smithville Lake

Goose Roundup at Smithville Lake
MDC crews held a goose roundup on June 14 at Smithville Lake. Biologists capture the geese for population trend studies and then release them. More

Goose roundup at Smithville Lake has ties to conservation history

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Goose Roundup at Smithville Lake
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