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Bob Brown CA 2014 Waterfowl Hunting Outlook

Wetland conditions in this Northwest Missouri area look pretty good this year. We have had ample rain and the crops in the pools look good.

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Kevin Bratten bagged buck during special managed hunt

Bratten shoots buck during special managed hunt

Kevin Bratten (left) of rural Platte City shot the biggest buck of his hunting career in November 2012 at Smithville Lake. Bratten participated in a special managed hunt at the lake for hunters with disabilities. Also admiring the buck is MDC Protection District Supervisor Scott Stephens.

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Bullsnake (Bull Snake)

Pituophis catenifer sayi
Missouri's largest snake may hiss loudly and vibrate its tail when alarmed, but it is nonvenomous. This species is extremely valuable in controlling destructive rodents.

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Bur Oak at Riverbreaks Conservation Area

Bur Oak at Riverbreaks Conservation Area

Riverbreaks Conservation Area offers a mixture of forest, fields and prairie remnants. This large bur oak is atop a ridge on the area.

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Butterfly on Coneflower at Dunn Ranch

Butterfly on Coneflower at Dunn Ranch

Critters from bison to butterflies will be featured along with native grasses, wildflowers, and fishes at Prairie Days June 26 and 27 (2015) at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County.

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Celebrating bugs and turtles in St. Joe

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Common creatures can possess uncommonly interesting traits, as two upcoming MDC programs will explore.

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Cheating charge filed against bass tourney entrant

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Warsaw man faces felony charge of attempt to steal by deceit for allegedly trying to weigh in fish at a bass tournament that he caught before the tournament began.

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Chinese Mystery Snail

Cipangopaludina chinensis malleata
The Chinese mystery snail is an invasive species quickly taking over urban waters throughout the state. These Asian snails are popular with aquarium hobbyists, and some people appreciate them as food.

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Fall color along Pike’s Lake at Poosey Conservation Area

Colorful hills and hollows on display at 27th annual Poosey Conservation Area fall driving tour

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Autumn color and conservation traditions will be celebrated on Oct. 20 at annual fall driving tour.

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