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Aquatic Propagation in Scours

Aquatic plant, pickerel weed, being grown in a nursery
Over the summer aquatic plants, like this pickerel weed, have been grown in a nursery and planted in some of the deeper scours that have held water through the summer. More

Attend January workshops on landscaping with Missouri plants

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Landscape professionals and enthusiasts are invited to attend “Landscape Design with Missouri in Mind” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday or Saturday, Jan. 28 or 29 at Mineral Area Community College, 5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills. More

Attend native plant seminar at Cape Girardeau Nature Center

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blackeyed susan
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Cape Girardeau County Master Gardeners will host the sixth annual Native Plant Seminar at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center on March 3. More

August 2011 Progress Report: Units A and B Renovation

Photo of dirt pan construction at Duck Creek CA.
Conditions were extremely dry at the end of July when the dirt work began in Units A and B. It was great to get things moving forward. Over the last few weeks the isolated thunderstorms have knocked the dust back down and allowed for the soil to pick up some much needed moisture. More
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Autumn colors inspire natural dye program at Cape Nature Center

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
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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