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Butterfly Milkweed

Burr Oak Woods offers "naturescaping" workshop and native plant sale

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A workshop on landscaping with native plants will be offered 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on March 17 at the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Burr Oak Woods Nature Center in Blue Springs. A native plant sale will follow the workshop.

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Butterfly Milkweed

Butterfly Milkweed

Native plants such as butterfly milkweed offer hardiness advantages and many benefit butterflies, birds and other wildlife.

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Antler Retrieving Dog

Canines for tines, hunting dogs that retrieve shed antlers

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The five-month-old dog is well on the way to being a successful hunting companion for those who enjoy finding shed antlers.

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Canoeing

Canoeing is a great way to explore Missouri’s 57,000 miles of navigable streams.

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Photo of Carolina larkspur plants with flowers

Carolina Larkspur (Prairie Larkspur)

Delphinium carolinianum
Small blue, lavender, or white flowers shaped like cornucopias dance along the tall stems of this Carolina larkspur, which grows in prairies and grasslands.

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cast and blast

Cast and Blast

Cast and Blast helps people with disabilities fish, try out target archery or fire pellet rifles and is hosted by the MDC and The Whole Person, an organization in Kansas City that helps people with disabilities live independent lives.

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Catfish Stocked at Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex

Catfish Stocked at Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex

More than 400 channel catfish were stocked in lakes at the Fountain Bluffs Sports Complex in Liberty on Tuesday, Sept. 30. These catfish were released by Annie Gleckler, an MDC fisheries resource assistant. Almost 85,000 channel catfish raised at MDC's Lost Valley Hatchery in Warsaw were stocked recently in various community lakes in Missouri.

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Family Outdoors Day at Reed Area

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with MDC

Reed Memorial Wildlife Area hosts Family Outdoors Day

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Celebrate nature at MDC El Dorado Springs Office open house Dec. 10

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Photo of a celestial lily, or prairie pleatleaf iris, in bloom.

Celestial Lily (Prairie Iris; Prairie Pleatleaf; Prairie Celestial)

Nemastylis geminiflora
Celestial lily, in the iris family, blooms only in the morning. Its showy, lavender-blue flowers shine like six-pointed stars on glades and prairies in southern Missouri and the eastern Ozarks.

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