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Boy With Sunfish

Discover Nature - Fishing classes offered at Hartell area

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Discover Nature Schools Pond Sample

Discover Nature Schools Pond Sample

Eighth grade students from Hamilton Middle School sample a pond to measure water quality and find creatures that feed the food chain, such as insect larvae. MDC Education Consultant Adam Brandsgaard helps them identify their finds in a field experience that is part of the Discover Nature Schools program.

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Discover Nature Schools Water Sample

Discover Nature Schools Water Sample

MDC Education Consultant Adam Brandsgaard holds up a water sample that contains tiny zooplankton, barely visible to students from Hamilton Middle School. The field experience is part of a Discover Nature Schools program MDC offers in partnership with educators.

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downy painted cup

downy painted cup

The downy painted cup is one flower that, in Missouri, only grows at the Loess Hill Prairie. It is related to the more common Indian paintbrush, which has bright red blooms.

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Eagle Days

Eagle Days

Phoenix, a bald eagle rehabilitated from injury at the Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Mo., showed off her wings and talons at Eagle Days. That included a friendly wing whack to Pam Price, the zoo’s director of conservation education

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Phoenix at Squaw Creek Eagle Days

Eagle Days at Squaw Creek showcases wildlife with wings

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Eagles and waterfowl were the main draws at the 33rd annual Eagle Days Dec. 2-4 at the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City.

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Eagle Days

Eagle Days draws crowds despite cold weather

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Despite chilly winds, hearty birds and bird watchers both turned out in good numbers for Eagle Days at Squaw Creek.

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Bald Eagle

Eagle Days planned at Squaw Creek

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Eagle Days at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge the first weekend in December.

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Eagle Days Squaw Creek Presentation

Eagle Days Squaw Creek Presentation

Eagle Days at Squaw Creek offers educational presentations with live captive eagles and chances to view wildlife through spotting scopes at observation points near the marshes.

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Eagle Days Squaw Creek Viewing

Eagle Days Squaw Creek Viewing

Eagle Days at Squaw Creek offers educational presentations with live captive eagles and chances to view wildlife through spotting scopes at observation points near the marshes.

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