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Fall color and conservation driving tour on tap at MDC Poosey CA

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Tours will offer a backwoods tour of foliage and educational stops along the route devoted to conservation.

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Red maple leaves in fall color

Fall Color Maple Leaves

Red maple leaves in fall color.

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False Map Turtle

Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica
The false map turtle is a medium-sized aquatic species with a low ridge along the center of the upper shell. A thick yellow line behind each eye forms a backward L shape. It occurs in large rivers and reservoirs in central, northeastern, northwestern, and southeastern Missouri.

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Felony conviction obtained in illegal wildlife spotlighting case

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Report tips about poaching to Operation Game Thief at 1-800, 392-1111.

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Examining Plants at a Loess Hills Prairie

Field day offered for managing loess hills timber and prairie

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Fish kill reported at Lake Contrary in St. Joseph

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Steve Bubeck examines lavender blooms of locoweed

For unique views and wildflowers, climb a loess hill prairie

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Unusual wildflowers are blooming at the Brickyard Hill Conservation Area in Atchison County.

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planting a seedling

Get free trees and more at MDC Arbor Day celebration in St. Joseph

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Attend free family event on April 14 at MDC Northwest Regional Office.

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Graham's Crayfish Snake

Regina grahamii
This medium-sized, dull-colored, semiaquatic snake is known from prairie streams, marshes, and ponds. Like most other snakes associated with water, it is often misidentified as a cottonmouth and needlessly killed.

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Gray Partridge

Perdix perdix
Introduced from Eurasia and uncommon in Missouri, the gray partridge is a favorite of gamebird hunters.

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