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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 From Jamesport Community Lake

Fish From Jamesport Community Lake

Fish From Jamesport Community Lake

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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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Image of graham's crayfish snake

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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Photo of a grassland crayfish, also called prairie crayfish.

Grassland Crayfish (Prairie Crayfish)

Procambarus gracilis
The grassland crayfish is rather uniformly colored either bright red or reddish and has broad, powerful pincers. It inhabits prairies and grasslands from Wisconsin and Indiana to Texas, including grasslands in northern and western Missouri.

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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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Image of a Great Plains ratsnake

Great Plains Ratsnake (Great Plains Rat Snake)

Pantherophis emoryi
This member of the ratsnake group is seldom seen. It has numerous brown blotches along the body, a brown eye stripe, and a spearpoint marking on top of the head.

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