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Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves

Broad-Headed Skink

Plestiodon laticeps
This large, harmless, smooth-scaled lizard lives along the edge of forests and woodlots. It often makes its home in a large dead tree, sometimes using abandoned woodpecker holes or other cavities.

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Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves

Broad-Headed Skink

This large, harmless, smooth-scaled lizard lives along the edge of forests and woodlots. It often makes its home in a large dead tree, sometimes using abandoned woodpecker holes or other cavities.

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Broadsides from the Ozarks

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Sue Hubbell left her job as a librarian at an eastern university and found life in the Ozarks with 300 hives of bees and a newspaper column.

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Brokenray

Lampsilis reeveiana
Includes three subspecies, Ozark (broken rays), Northern (Britt’s) and Arkansas (Reeve’s).

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Brook Silverside

Labidesthes sicculus
Also known as "needlenose," "stick minnow," and "skipjack," this little fish is very active in the daytime and on bright, moonlit nights.

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Brown Trout

Salmo trutta
Also called the "German brown," this native of Europe is a favorite of anglers and can reach a size of 37 inches and 26 pounds.

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Food plots at the edge of shortleaf pine woodland

Build It and They Will Come

Habitat improvements at Rocky Creek Conservation Area will provide much needed open land for both game and non-game species.

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Ozark Region Foresters preparing for outdoor emergencies

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Ozarks Region foresters Steve Orchard, Paden Grant and Travis Lowery prepare for outdoor emergencies at Wilderness First Aid training.

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Bull and cow elk at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Bull and cow elk at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Bull and cow elk at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

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Bull elk bugling at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Bull elk bugling at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Bull elk bugling at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

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