Content tagged with "Northeast"

Bull Elk

Join MDC for an Evening with Wildlife in Bowling Green on March 18

All parts of the event are free and open to the public.

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Join MDC for an Evening with Wildlife in Macon

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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.

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Racoon Tracks

Join MDC to learn how to identify animal tracks at the Kirksville office

Learn to recognize some common tracks and practice identification on a nature walk.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Leaf Cup (Pale-Flowered Leaf Cup)

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.

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Least Weasel

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.

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Lined Snake

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.

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