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DRAFT Little Compton Lake Conservation Area Management Plan

Little Compton Lake Conservation Area is 344 acres of forest, woodland, old field, grassland, open land, and wetland habitats in Carroll County. This area was purchased to provide public fishing in the Grand River and Little Compton Lake and is managed to protect and enhance the natural resources. Little Compton Lake CA offers one concrete boat ramp, four designated campsites, and five fishing jetties for public use.

MDC offers deer management workshop at Jamesport

Jamesport, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free Whitetail Deer Management workshop 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Jamesport City Park Community Building, 708 S. Grant St., in Jamesport.

Take a walk on the wildflower side

Mount Moriah, Mo. – From bright purple to yellow, the colors that wildflowers splash against green grasses are changing this month at the Helton Prairie Natural Area. Tall blazing star still adds lavender, but their flower spikes are fading and transitioning to seed. Yet flowers such as rigid sunflower and black eyed Susan are in bright-yellow bloom, hinting that autumn is approaching, a time when the grasses like big bluestem turn a reddish-golden hue.

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