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Butternut Seeds

Butternut Seeds

Butternut tree seeds can be gathered in buckets or trash bags and mailed to the George O. White State Forest Nursery in Licking.

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Campfire Cooking

Campfire Cooking

The Cape Nature Center's Campfire Cooking program will take your campfire meals to the next level, but you can still bring some marshmallows.

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Camping in Black Bear Country

To have a safe, enjoyable camping or outdoor experience in Missouri's bear country, follow the Ten Commandments of Camping.

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Photo of Carolina larkspur plants with flowers

Carolina Larkspur (Prairie Larkspur)

Delphinium carolinianum
Small blue, lavender, or white flowers shaped like cornucopias dance along the tall stems of this Carolina larkspur, which grows in prairies and grasslands.

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Caroline Gaskins enjoys fishing at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Caroline Gaskins fishing

Garoline Gaskins finds fishing at the Twin Pines Conservation Education Center pond is an enjoyable way to spend a mild spring day. 

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Cave Salamander

Eurycea lucifuga
This common amphibian of the Ozark Plateau lives in caves, springs and rocky streams. Recognize it by its normally bright orange skin dotted with dark brown or black spots.

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Photo of a celestial lily, or prairie pleatleaf iris, in bloom.

Celestial Lily (Prairie Iris; Prairie Pleatleaf; Prairie Celestial)

Nemastylis geminiflora
Celestial lily, in the iris family, blooms only in the morning. Its showy, lavender-blue flowers shine like six-pointed stars on glades and prairies in southern Missouri and the eastern Ozarks.

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Program notices for Twin Pines are now as close as your cell phone

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Program notices for Twin Pines are now as close as your cell phone

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Chain Pickerel

Esox niger
Elongated body, snout shaped like a duck’s bill, large mouth with many sharp teeth. Back and sides olive or yellowish brown with a chainlike pattern of dark lines.

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