Content tagged with "Southeast"

Back on Track

Two photos show before and after flooding near Kinder
You could say last month was a little slow in regards to renovation activities. However, with the water going down (see pictures) and a few other items moving forward, we’ve shifted gears and are moving forward full speed ahead. More
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Bald eagle shot near Williamsville

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Immature Bald Eagles
Call Operation Game Thief at 1-800-392-1111 or local conservation agent with info. More

Band(ing) of Brothers: Hoodies and Woodies

Well, it is about that time. I’m sure you all are anxious to see what this year’s waterfowl season has in store. I know I am. As we await the opener, my mind wanders and I begin to think about the number of birds produced this summer… in the northern prairies, but also right here in own our backyard. More
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Banded Sculpin

Image of a banded scuplin
Cottus carolinae
This rather strange-looking freshwater fish belongs to a family and an order whose members are mostly marine—and indeed, the banded sculpin looks quite a bit like its cousins, which sometimes end up in saltwater aquariums. More

Be alert for deer

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Photo of deer on the side of the road
Conservation Agent cautions motorists to be on the lookout for White-tailed deer. More

Beginning Trapper Workshop Planned at Duck Creek

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Two-day course for beginning trappers is scheduled for Oct. 16-17 at Duck Creek Conservation Area. More

Belted Crayfish

Image of a belted crayfish
Orconectes harrisoni
This medium-small, tan crayfish — found only in the Big River and its tributaries — has a distinctive pattern of alternating olive-green and reddish-brown bands on the abdominal segments. More

Big Creek Crayfish

Image of a big creek crayfish
Orconectes peruncus
This moderately small, brown crayfish has a very localized distribution centered in Big Creek and its tributaries, in the St. Francis River basin. It lacks bright colors, but blackish specks and blotches occur over the top surfaces of the body and pincers. More

Biologists say mussel population is healthy despite heat wave

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Mussel Survey in Southeast Missouri
Mussels are indicators of water quality so they are doing well, it's a good indicator for water quality as well. More