Content tagged with "Northeast"

Join MDC for a tour of Spring Creek Ranch Natural Area May 24

Photo of lead plant showing flowers and leaves
The tour will highlight the area's savanna, the largest of its type in Missouri, and stream features. Register by May 23. More

Join MDC for a viewing of The Lost Bird Project at the Kirksville office

Passenger Pigeon
The hour-long film tells the story of five extinct birds, including the passenger pigeon, and how they met their fate. Discussion and activity will follow the film. More

Join MDC for an Evening with Wildlife in Macon

Photo of male wild turkey walking in mowed grass
Discover nature and spend an evening with wildlife from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in the gymnasium at Macon High School. More

Kirksville Regional Office and Interpretive Center

The Northeast Regional Office is located just south of Kirksville on Highway 63. Aside from housing our administrative offices, this Energy Star Award-winning building also includes an interpretive center. More

Landowners invited to forest and wildlife workshop April 16

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Event will be held on Haag property on Hwy 94 between Portland and Bluffton. More

Large-Flowered Gaura (Butterfly Flower; Longflower Beeblossom)

Oenothera filiformis (formerly Gaura longiflora, G. biennis)
Large-flowered gaura is a tall plant whose white flowers turn pinkish as they age. Four petals point upward, then bend back, and 8 stamens droop downward. The flowers look something like small butterflies. More

Leaf Cup (Pale-Flowered Leaf Cup)

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Polymnia canadensis
The name of this plant refers to the curious leafy appendages that wrap around the stem at the bases of the opposite leaves. A member of the daisy or sunflower family, leaf cup has about 8 white ray florets surrounding yellow disk florets. More

Least Weasel

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Mustela nivalis
This mouse-sized weasel is found only in Missouri’s northern counties, and abundance varies locally and seasonally, depending on fluctuating rodent numbers—their favorite food. More

Lined Snake

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Tropidoclonion lineatum
This small, secretive snake looks similar to a garter snake. It is mainly brown to grayish brown, with three lighter-colored stripes down the length of its body and a distinctive double row of half-moon-shaped markings along the belly. More