Content tagged with "Ozark"

Coldwater Crayfish

Image of a coldwater crayfish
Orconectes eupunctus
This stout crayfish has a very localized distribution in the Eleven Point and Spring River drainages. It has a blue-green head and pincers and a dark, rust-brown carapace. It is an imperiled species. More

Collared Lizard at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Collared Lizard at Peck Ranch Conservation Area
Collared Lizard at Peck Ranch Conservation Area More

Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

Photo of combleaf yellow false foxglove showing flowers and leaves.
Aureolaria pectinata (formerly Gerardia pedicularia)
There are 3 species of Aureolaria in Missouri. Only combleaf yellow false foxglove is annual, has fernlike, delicately dissected leaves, and glandular hairs. It occurs in the Ozarks. More

Coming to an Inbox Near You!

Program notices for Twin Pines are now as close as your cell phone
New e-mail notifications for Twin Pines Conservation Education Center programming can keep you in the know. More

Common Alder

Alnus serrulata
Alder is a good plant to know—its flowers and fruits are eaten by wildlife, its thick roots prevent erosion while enriching the soil, its bark has a long history of medical uses and the dried female catkins, which look like tiny pinecones, are useful in craft projects and in jewelry! More

Conservation agents conduct archery compliance check


Conservation Agents Conduct Large Wildlife Violation Investigation in the Ozarks

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Photo of Ozark Wildlife Code violations.
A large investigation involving illegal commercialization of wildlife and wildlife parts was brought to a close this weekend where the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) documented a total of 299 serious violations in seven counties across southern Missouri. More

Conservation Commission approves contract for Eminence City Park

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Community assistance project will provide improved boating and fishing access. More