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Photo of two male wild turkeys displaying

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey hunt April 11-12 in NEMO

Youth will have the opportunity to become hunter-education certified and participate in a FREE mentored turkey hunt. Registration by April 9 is required.

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Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey hunt in Adair County

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Discover nature with a youth turkey hunt on April 6. Pre-registration by April 3 is required.

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Young turkey hunter with gobbler

Discover Nature with MDC at youth turkey hunt in Kirksville

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Preregistration by April 9 is required.

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Discover nature with MDC crappie clinic at Mark Twain Lake

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Have family fun while learning crappie fishing skills, followed by a day on the Lake.

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Discover nature with MDC mussel workshop in Monroe County

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June 15 workshop will cover importance of mussels, life history, connections, regulations and identification.

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Photo of bald eagle hunting over open water

Eagle Days Set to Take Flight

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Eagle Days is set to take flight in just a few short weeks!

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American Bald Eagle catching a fish

Eagles Days set at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge

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Eagle Days at Squaw Creek Dec. 3 and 4 will feature nation’s symbol and thousands of waterfowl.

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Early Saxifrage (Virginia Saxifrage)

Micranthes virginiensis (also called Saxifraga virginiensis)
The name "saxifrage" means "rock-breaker." The meaning of the name helps you remember the habitat of early saxifrage—rock outcroppings, ledges, glades, and bluffs. In Missouri, it blooms February through June.

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Eastern musk turtle (stinkpot)

Eastern Musk Turtle (Stinkpot; Common Musk Turtle)

Sternotherus odoratus
The eastern musk turtle is one of the world’s smallest turtles. It has a dark, domed upper shell and reduced lower shell. It occurs along our Mississippi River counties and in the southern two-thirds of the state.

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