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Boat ramp provides new Missouri River access in KC metro

Partnership between MDC and Platte County helps boaters and anglers in Kansas City enjoy better access to the Missouri River. More

Bratten shoots buck during special managed hunt

Kevin Bratten bagged buck during special managed hunt
Kevin Bratten (left) of rural Platte City shot the biggest buck of his hunting career in November 2012 at Smithville Lake. Bratten participated in a special managed hunt at the lake for hunters with disabilities. Also admiring the buck is MDC Protection District Supervisor Scott Stephens. More

Broad-Headed Skink

Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves
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. More

Bud Keller examines coyote pelt

Bud Keller examines coyote pelt
Bud Keller examines a coyote pelt at the Keller Fur warehouse. More

Bud Keller examines raccoon pelt

Bud Keller examines raccoon pelt
Bud Keller examines a raccoon pelt ready for grading and shipping at Keller Fur. More

Bud Keller handled animal pelts

Bud Keller handled animal pelts
Bud Keller has handled thousands of animal pelts during his 44 years as a fur buyer, including these bobcat and coyote furs. More

Bugs teach at Science Matters

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The riffle beetle and the horsehair worm will be conservation teaching tools Saturday at “Science Matters,” a community event at the National Science Teachers Association regional conference on Saturady, Oct. 2, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in Exhibit Hall B at the Kansas City Convention Center, 301 W. 13th St. More

Bullsnake

Image of a bullsnake
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. More

Burley Whited at No Boundaries fishing day at Longview Lake

Burley Whited at No Boundaries fishing day at Longview Lake
Lisa LaCombe of MDC's Burr Oak Woods Nature Center congratulates Burley Whited of Grain Valley on a channel catfish he caught at the No Boundaries fishing event. More