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Boat Launch Ramp at Platte Landing Park

Boat Launch Ramp at Platte Landing Park

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on Nov. 25 presented a $450,000 check to Platte County to assist with costs for building a boat launch ramp at Platte Landing Park in Parkville. Those present included (from left) Parkville Mayor Nan Johnston; Marlyn Miller, MDC fisheries program supervisor; Neal Davidson, Platte County Parks & Recreation Board; and Greg Plumb, Diane Driver and Ann Dwyer Sanders, Parkville Board of Aldermen members.

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Boat ramp provides new Missouri River access in KC metro

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

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Book: Waterfowl Hunting and Wetland Conservation in Missouri

Book reveals Missouri's rich waterfowl and wetland history

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

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Boone County Burgo with Squirrel

Boone County Burgo with Squirrel

Boone County Burgo with squirrel is among the game and fish recipes in the MDC cookbook, "Cooking Wild in Missouri." The cookbook is available for sale at MDC nature centers and offices. Similar recipes for wild game and fish will be demonstrated in free classes taught by noted Kansas City area chefs this autumn at MDC's Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center. For information or to register, call 816-759-7300.

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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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