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Bowfin

Image of a bowfin
Amia calva
The bowfin is the only living species remaining in its family. Its closest relatives appear as fossils that lived 180 million years ago. More

Bowfin Factoid

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After the fun of field work follows the drudgery of data entry. It is the necessary evil of collecting and utilizing information. However, this is all part of the scientific process and can lead to further understanding of the ecology of critters. Over the last few weeks I came across some Duck Creek history and a couple cool nuggets of knowledge from previous research that I thought I'd pass on. More

Bowfishing

Young Man Bowfishing
Bowfishing is a specialized method of fishing that is very popular in southeast Missouri. More

Bowhunting 101 course offers expert tips without the cost

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Bowhunters of every skill level are invited to free Bowhunting 101 on Sept. 10 at Maintz Wildlife Area Archery Range from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More

Bowhunting 101 course offers expert tips without the cost

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Bowhunters of every skill level are invited. More

Brief Update on Units A and B: September, 2012

It has been a couple weeks since our last post and I wanted to give you an update on where we stand with the work in Units A and B. More
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Broad Contour Levee

Broad contour levees's gentle slopes reduce erosion and wildlife burrowing
In order to reduce erosion and wildlife burrowing, the new levees will have 10:1 slopes instead of 3:1 slopes. Because these new levees will be broader and shallower than existing levees, floodwaters will be less likely to cause erosion during major flood events. More

Broad-Banded Water Snake

Photo of biologist holding a broad-banded watersnake
People often mistaken nonvenomous broad-banded water snakes for western cottonmouths. In the marsh, these harmless snakes typically eat fish and frogs. More