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Columbia Bottom Road Damage From Flooding

Columbia Bottom Road Damage From Flooding

A half mile of asphalt road on Columbia Bottom Conservation Area is shown devastated by recent flooding when the area’s Missouri River levee was breached June 2.

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A permanent stone privy at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area was toppled from its base by flood waters that breached its Missouri River levee June 2. MDC officials estimate it may take months to repair all the damage to the area.

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Photo of combleaf yellow false foxglove showing flowers and leaves.

Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

Aureolaria pectinata (formerly Gerardia pedicularia)
There are 3 species of Aureolaria in Missouri. Only combleaf yellow false foxglove is annual, has fernlike, delicately dissected leaves, and glandular hairs. It occurs in the Ozarks.

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Common Alder

Alnus serrulata
Alder is a good plant to know—its flowers and fruits are eaten by wildlife, its thick roots prevent erosion while enriching the soil, its bark has a long history of medical uses and the dried female catkins, which look like tiny pinecones, are useful in craft projects and in jewelry!

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Confluence Trash Bash set for March 23

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Join in this 5th annual river clean-up.

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Youth at Frogging Clinic

Conservation agents help kids discover finer points of frogging during free clinic

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Conservation Connections Newsletter

Download and/or subscribe to this monthly newsletter for Busch Conservation Area, Busch and Henges shooting ranges, Columbia Bottom Conservation Area, Forest Park, Powder Valley Nature Center, and Rockwoods Reservation.

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Conservation Department offers pond workshop in Warren County

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Topics covered will include site selection, construction, fish stocking and management, aquatic vegetation management, watershed management and nuisance wildlife control.

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