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Photo of Broad-headed skink on ground among leaves

Broad-Headed Skink

This large, harmless, smooth-scaled lizard lives along the edge of forests and woodlots. It often makes its home in a large dead tree, sometimes using abandoned woodpecker holes or other cavities.

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Brook Silverside

Labidesthes sicculus
Also known as "needlenose," "stick minnow," and "skipjack," this little fish is very active in the daytime and on bright, moonlit nights.

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Brown Trout

Salmo trutta
Also called the "German brown," the brown trout is a native of Europe. A favorite of anglers, it can reach a size of 37 inches and 26 pounds.

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Buck In Woods

Buck In Woods

St. Louis-area residents can learn about and offer their comments regarding MDC's proposed changes to deer hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 hunting season during an open house public meeting Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. at its Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center, 11715 Cragwold Road in Kirkwood.

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Bullsnake (Bull Snake)

Pituophis catenifer sayi
Missouri's largest snake may hiss loudly and vibrate its tail when alarmed, but it is nonvenomous. This species is extremely valuable in controlling destructive rodents.

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Elevated platform and static range at the Busch Archery Range Complex

Busch Archery Range Complex

Elevated platform and static range at the Busch Archery Range Complex.

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Busch CA stl250 Cakeway to the West birthday cake sculpture

Busch CA stl250 Cakeway to the West birthday cake sculpture

August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles is one of three Conservation Department locations to host an stl250 Cakeway to the West birthday cake sculpture. The cakes, placed at 250 landmark sites throughout the metro area, commemorate St. Louis' 250th birthday.

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Busch Range Construction Cameras

Watch the Busch range renovation progress from two different cameras. 

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Busch Range renovation sign

The sign promoting the Busch Range renovation posted at the range entrance.

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Busch Shooting Range

Busch Shooting Range

MDC staff and volunteers fire the ceremonial "last round" at the August A. Busch Shooting Range on Dec. 29. The range is now officially closed for renovation with Phase I slated to begin in January.

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