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Alligator gar restored to Bootheel conservation areas


Alligator Snapping Turtle

Image of alligator snapping turtle
Macrochelys temminckii
In Missouri, alligator snapping turtles are protected, and it is illegal to harvest them. More

Alligator Snapping Turtle

Video of alligator snapping turtles in the wild. More

Allred Lake

Allred Lake
Allred Lake is an example of what settlers to "swampeast" Missouri would have viewed. More

American Beech

american beech
Fagus grandifolia
Limited in our state to well-drained, sandy soils in southeast Missouri, this impressive tree has provided Americans with wood for a variety of uses, from furniture to toys to fuel to beer barrels! More