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Photo of ginseng plant with hand for scale

American Ginseng Leaves

Leaves occur in a whorl at the top of the stem, and each leaf is palmately compound, with 3 to 5 leaflets.

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Photo of American ginseng plant with ripe berries

American Ginseng Plant with Ripe Berries

Long valued as a medicinal plant, ginseng is an annual crop in the United States and Canada valued in excess of $25 million, but overzealous collection is causing serious concern about the survival of American ginseng in the forest ecosystem.

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Photo of lotus in pool at Duck Creek CA

American Lotus Flower

American lotus is just one of the several species of “lilies” or floating leaved plants that grow in Pool 1. It provides shade and oxygen for the fish below, but can also crowd out other plants and fishermen because of its broad, round leaves.

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Photo shows American lotus flower pod at Duck Creek CA

American Lotus Seedpod

You may have seen the American lotus flower's seedpod and just didn't know it. Also known as "yanqypin," the seedpod is used often floral arrangements.

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Amidon Conservation Area

Amidon Conservation Area

Winter at Amidon Conservation Area shut-ins.

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Angler caught over limit at Jackson’s Rotary Lake

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An angler’s daily limit for trout at Rotary Lake is four, which means that a person cannot catch and keep more than four trout on any given day. The possession limit for trout is eight, which means that an angler can possess no more than eight trout at any time.

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Foraging Tundra Swans

Another Fowl Arctic Visitor

I know many of us have foul words for the polar vortex pattern this winter...

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Walk in the woods

Antidote for Cabin Fever

This winter has been something else. The blasts of arctic air combined with every kind of wintery precipitation have cancelled schools, depleted road salt supplies, and ushered many folks indoors.

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Apple Creek Shooting Range closes July 23-24 for weekend search

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Temporary closure in cooperation with County Sheriff’s Department as they search for information regarding the case of a missing Jackson woman.

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Aerial photo of flooding on Duck Creek CA's Pools 1,2 and 3

April Showers at Duck Creek

Like much of southeast Missouri, Duck Creek has received a substantial amount of rain since last Friday (more than a foot of precipitation)...

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