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Book: Waterfowl Hunting and Wetland Conservation in Missouri

Book reveals Missouri's rich waterfowl and wetland history

Meet one of the author's at Nov. 4 book signing in KC.

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Kevin Bratten bagged buck during special managed hunt

Bratten shoots 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.

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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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Bud Keller examines coyote pelt

Bud Keller examines coyote pelt

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

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Bud Keller examines raccoon pelt

Bud Keller examines raccoon pelt

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

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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.

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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.

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Image of a bullsnake

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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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.

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